Search by subject: Parliament

Search by object: Parliament

Entity aggregation search for entity1: Parliament

Entity aggregation search for entity2: Parliament

SentenceSentimentTitleUrlDate
Parliament meets in the Great Hall of the People to the west of Tiananmen Square in the heart of Beijing PositiveAbout 3000 delegates to the annual gathering of Chinas largely rubberstamp parliament the National Peoples Congress will gather in Beijing on Friday to discuss political and economic policy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-china-parliament-topics-factbox/factbox-what-to-expect-from-chinas-annual-meeting-of-parliament-idUSKBN22X05D2020-05-21
He said the European Parliament was set to vote on Thursday on a motion to freeze EU development spending to Eritrea NegativeSome of the labourers belong to Eritreas national service condemned as forced labour and slavery by the United Nations and European Parliament according to lawyers backing the lawsuit http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-eritrea-aid-slavery-trfn/eritrean-activists-sue-eu-for-funding-roads-built-with-forced-labour-idUSKBN22P2UK2020-05-14
Rome Regional Affairs Minister Francesco Boccia speaks before Chamber of Deputies Fiscal Federalism Implementation Parliamentary Committee NeutralThe following factors could affect Italian markets on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-may-14/italy-factors-to-watch-on-may-14-idUSL8N2CV3EW2020-05-14
Some of the labourers belong to Eritreas national service condemned as forced labour and slavery by the United Nations and European Parliament according to lawyers backing the lawsuit NegativeSome of the labourers belong to Eritreas national service condemned as forced labour and slavery by the United Nations and European Parliament according to lawyers backing the lawsuit http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-eritrea-aid-slavery-trfn/eritrean-activists-sue-eu-for-funding-roads-built-with-forced-labour-idUSKBN22P2UK2020-05-14
Parliament is debating whether to raise prosecutors retirement age to 65 from 63 except for the top prosecutor as well as further extensions with cabinet approval PositiveTOKYO Celebrities and other critics of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have taken to social media in droves to protest against a plan to raise the retirement age for prosecutors calling it undemocratic and illtimed during the coronavirus crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-prosecutors/japans-abe-criticised-for-move-on-prosecutors-during-coronavirus-crisis-idUSKBN22N0IP2020-05-11
I am very worried about the future of said Luis Garciano a liberal Spanish Member of the European Parliament NegativeBRUSSELS Tuesdays ruling by Germanys constitutional court may have been aimed squarely at the European Central Banks bondbuying economic stimulus plans http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ecb-policy-germany-eu-analysis/our-way-or-no-way-german-ecb-ruling-rocks-eu-foundations-idUSKBN22I1PZ2020-05-07
The Swiss Parliament is expected to debate the app next week NeutralCHAMBLON Switzerland In the battle against coronavirus Swiss soldiers are using smartphones to test a new contact tracing application that could prevent infections while also protecting users privacy http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-swiss-app/swiss-soldiers-pick-up-smartphones-to-fight-covid-19-idUSKBN22D4V02020-05-02
The agreement will need to be revised and then in Brussels translated into all EU languages before being submitted to EU governments and the European Parliament for approval PositiveMEXICO The European Union and Mexico finalised a major upgrade to their free trade deal on Tuesday after the two sides agreed to grant reciprocal market access to each others tenders for public contracts http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-eu/eu-mexico-conclude-talks-to-update-free-trade-deal-idUSKCN22A2TA2020-04-29
Parliament speaker Nabih Berri urged the government on Thursday to use its legal powers to halt the pounds dramatic before it is too NegativeBEIRUT Lebanon edged further away from its longheld dollar currency peg on Friday as the central bank set an exchange rate for wire transfers that was below the battered Lebanese pounds official price http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-crisis-pound/lebanon-edges-further-from-dollar-peg-with-wire-transfer-rate-idUSKCN2262522020-04-25
BRUSSELS The coronavirus pandemic if not properly addressed could cause fragmentation of the European Union economy undermining the blocs single market and single currency the head of euro zone finance ministers Mario Centeno told European Parliament NegativeBRUSSELS The coronavirus pandemic if not properly addressed could cause fragmentation of the European Union economy undermining the blocs single market and single currency the head of euro zone finance ministers Mario Centeno told European Parliament http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-eurozone-centeno/covid-19-epidemic-could-fragment-euro-zone-single-market-eurogroup-head-idUSKCN2232BW2020-04-22
Other political parties have generally supported the Liberal governments approach but strains are growing over the temporary fiveweek suspension of Parliament agreed last month PositiveOTTAWA The number of people with the new coronavirus in Canada is trending in the right direction but strict physical distancing will need to stay in place Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-canada/canadian-coronavirus-data-trending-in-right-direction-shutdowns-to-continue-pm-idUSKBN2210LV2020-04-20
Parliament must remain open so that we can improve government programs and policies PositiveOTTAWA The number of people with the new coronavirus in Canada is trending in the right direction but strict physical distancing will need to stay in place Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-canada/canadian-coronavirus-data-trending-in-right-direction-shutdowns-to-continue-pm-idUSKBN2210LV2020-04-20
Parliament would probably only deal with the proposal in 2021 or 2022 the source added PositiveBERLIN A German procurement proposal to replace Germanys aging fleet of Tornado fighter jets foresees the purchase of up to 93 Eurofighters and up to 45 F18s from Boeing a German Defense Ministry source said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-military-fighterjets/german-plan-sees-eurofighter-f-18-mix-replacing-tornado-source-idUSKBN2220K42020-04-20
Parliament voted on Monday to increase fines for arson NegativeKIEV A huge fire that tore through forests around the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant has been put out Ukrainian officials said on Tuesday after hundreds of emergency workers used planes and helicopters to douse the flames http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ukraine-chernobyl-fire/forest-fire-around-chernobyl-plant-put-out-ukraine-says-idUSKCN21W0VZ2020-04-15
The Canadian Parliament on Saturday quickly debated and approved a wage subsidy measure worth billion to help firms and individuals PositiveOTTAWA The number of Canadian deaths from the new coronavirus rose by more than to 674 in a day official data showed on Sunday and Quebec officials opened a probe into the deaths of 31 people in a seniors residence http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-canada/canada-coronavirus-toll-rises-officials-probe-seniors-home-deaths-idUSKCN21U0NJ2020-04-13
Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri the Amal leader is also strongly against any haircut on bank deposits calling them sacred NeutralBEIRUT Former Lebanese prime minister Saad alHariri on Friday criticised the government over a draft programme for tackling a major financial crisis saying it appeared on course for an economic suicide http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-crisis/lebanons-hariri-attacks-government-over-draft-economic-plan-idUSKCN21S2072020-04-11
BEIRUT Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri threatened on Saturday to suspend his support for Prime Minister Hassan Diabs government if it did not act to bring home expatriates stranded abroad during the coronavirus pandemic NegativeBEIRUT Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri threatened on Saturday to suspend his support for Prime Minister Hassan Diabs government if it did not act to bring home expatriates stranded abroad during the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-lebanon/lebanons-berri-may-suspend-cabinet-support-over-coronavirus-expat-policy-idUSKBN21F0XB2020-03-29
Parliament will sit on Wednesday to impose the state of emergency and lockdown she said NegativeWELLINGTON Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern urged New Zealanders on Tuesday to reduce contacts to a bare minimum to help fight the coronavirus as the country prepared for a onemonth lockdown http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-newzealand/stay-at-home-new-zealand-pm-urges-ahead-of-coronavirus-lockdown-idUSKBN21A3RN2020-03-24
Parliament on Friday revised that law to allow the government to declare a state of emergency to cover the coronavirus NeutralTOKYO Hospitals in Nagoya city in Japans industrial heartland have more coronavirus patients than they can treat forcing transfers to nearby areas and offering a glimpse of the challenges the outbreak poses for a country with a huge elderly population http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-challenges/in-nagoya-scramble-for-hospital-beds-shows-coronavirus-challenge-for-aging-japan-idUSKBN2130JR2020-03-16
OTTAWA The Canadian Parliament rushed through ratification of the new U.S.MexicoCanada trade pact on Friday before taking a threeweek break to help stop the spread of the coronavirus a top government official said PositiveOTTAWA The Canadian Parliament rushed through ratification of the new U.S.MexicoCanada trade pact on Friday before taking a threeweek break to help stop the spread of the coronavirus a top government official said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-usmca-canada/canadian-parliament-rushes-through-ratification-of-usmca-trade-pact-idUSKBN2102I52020-03-14
Parliament passed a resolution calling for all foreign troops to leave after Soleimani was killed NegativeKERBALA Iraq condemned overnight U.S. air strikes on Friday saying they killed six people and warning of dangerous consequences for what it called a violation of sovereignty and targeted aggression against the nations regular armed forces http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-security-usa-iran-retaliation-mi/iraq-condemns-u-s-air-strikes-warns-of-consequences-idUSKBN2101AD2020-03-14
BRUSSELS The European Parliament will hold an emergency meeting on Monday to consider calling off this weeks plenary session of the EU assembly due to the coronavirus outbreak two officials said NegativeBRUSSELS The European Parliament will hold an emergency meeting on Monday to consider calling off this weeks plenary session of the EU assembly due to the coronavirus outbreak two officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-parliament/eu-parliament-to-consider-calling-off-session-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN20W19R2020-03-10
Parliament is expected to sign off on Friday PositiveTOKYO Japan is set this week to revise a law allowing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to declare a state of emergency over the coronavirus if needed as he takes heat for his handling of the outbreak ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-abe/under-fire-over-virus-japans-abe-may-seek-emergency-declaration-idUSKBN20W0CF2020-03-10
The European Parliament has moved a plenary session that was scheduled for next week in the French city of Strasbourg to Brussels because of concerns about the coronavirus risk NegativeBRUSSELS A second coronavirus case was detected at the Council of the European Union in Brussels last week and 46 staff were asked to stay at home and monitor their health according to an email sent seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-belgium/eu-council-suffers-second-coronavirus-case-idUSKBN20V0OJ2020-03-09
Only about one in four parliament members in subSaharan Africa are women according to the InterParliamentary Union NeutralOnly about one in four parliament members in subSaharan Africa are women according to the InterParliamentary Union http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-women-politics-trfn/africas-first-elected-female-president-to-train-wave-of-women-leaders-idUSKBN20T01D2020-03-06
In the European Parliament OLANO is aligned with the centreright European Peoples Party PositiveBRATISLAVA Slovak opposition led by the Ordinary People party won an emphatic victory in the countrys parliamentary election as voters angry with graft routed the ruling centreleft Smer that has dominated the political scene for over a decade http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-slovakia-election/slovak-anti-corruption-opposition-parties-score-emphatic-election-win-idUSKBN20O15D2020-03-01
Markus Ferber a senior German centerright member of the European Parliament which can veto an EUUK trade deal said EU and UK rules would evolve over time PositiveLONDON Britain said on Thursday it wanted legally obligations on access to the European Union financial market coupled with arrangements for maintaining trust as rules evolve http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britian-eu-banks/britain-wants-binding-obligations-on-access-to-eu-financial-market-idUSKCN20L1CP2020-02-28
Parliament has voted in principle to support a third runway at Heathrow but it is a private sector a spokesman for Johnson said PositiveLONDON Opponents of a third runway at Londons Heathrow are set to hear on Thursday whether their legal appeal against the governments decision to expand Europes biggest airport has been successful http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-heathrow/opponents-of-new-london-heathrow-runway-to-hear-appeal-outcome-idUSKCN20L00F2020-02-27
The case has garnered international attention with global rights organizations the European Parliament and the U.S. government calling for Ferrers release NegativeHAVANA One of Communistrun Cubas leading dissidents Jose Daniel Ferrer was due to go on trial on Wednesday on charges of abducting and assaulting a man his supporters said in a controversial case that is being closely watched worldwide http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-cuba-politics/cuba-puts-leading-dissident-on-trial-his-supporters-say-idUSKCN20K2V02020-02-27
Parliament severely diluted its 2017 proposal to divest all oil and gas stocks NegativeOSLO Eight candidates have applied to head Norways sovereign wealth fund the countrys central bank said on Tuesday as its board prepares to decide who should steer the global portfolio of assets worth http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-norway-swf/eight-men-in-frame-to-run-norway-wealth-fund-including-deputy-ceo-idUSKBN20J1Z42020-02-26
Parliamentarians allied to Anwar arrived at the palace aboard a doubledecker open top bus to be greeted by cheers of by supporters at the gates PositiveKUALA LUMPUR Malaysias king met parliamentarians for a second day on Wednesday to try to end political turmoil by finding someone able to form a government or by calling a new election after Mahathir Mohamads shock resignation as prime minister http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-malaysia-politics/malaysian-factions-maneuver-as-king-tries-to-end-turmoil-idUSKCN20K0GA2020-02-26
and the European Parliament pushes for 1 NeutralBRUSSELS EU leaders made no headway on Thursday in fractious talks on a joint 202127 budget that was left with a 75 billion euro http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-eu-budget/summit-standoff-as-eu-leaders-grapple-with-brexit-sized-hole-in-budget-idUSKBN20D2UW2020-02-21
Parliament wants the finance minister to provide further explanation of the plans to implement excise taxes on sweet drinks and vehicles said Dito Ganinduto chairman of parliaments finance commission PositiveJAKARTA Indonesias parliament on Wednesday told the government to tax a wider range of plastic products than it had proposed but held off on the administrations plans to levy sweet drinks and polluting vehicles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-indonesia-economy-tax/indonesia-parliament-tells-government-to-tax-a-wider-range-of-plastic-products-idUSKBN20D0DH2020-02-20
With this agreement the proposed government will likely win a confidence vote in Parliament in coming days and the country will avoid an early election PositiveTUNIS Tunisias designated Prime Minister Elyes Wednedsay named a new coalition reaching an agreement with Ennahda moderate Islamist Party the biggest power in Parliament ending an ongoing political crisis of four months http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-government/tunisia-names-new-government-avoids-risk-of-early-election-idUSKBN20D2PW2020-02-20
and the European Parliament which will vote on the budget wants 1 NeutralBRUSSELS European Union leaders will clash this week over the EUs 20212027 budget as Britains exit leaves a 75 billion euro hole in the blocs finances just as it faces costly challenges such as becoming carbon neutral by 2050 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-budget/eu-leaders-to-clash-over-money-as-brexit-blows-hole-in-budget-idUSKBN20D2V02020-02-20
The U.S. proposal will in fact make a global solution very Gentiloni told lawmakers in the European Parliament in Brussels NeutralBRUSSELS A global reform of the taxation of corporate digital revenues is very unlikely if the United States continues backing a safe plan which would allow firms to choose how to be taxed European Union tax commissioner Paolo Gentiloni said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tax-gentiloni/eu-tax-commissioner-slams-u-s-plans-on-tech-tax-idUSKBN20C2A92020-02-19
Parliamentary elections have scant impact on Irans foreign or nuclear policies which are set by Khamenei and major proreform parties have been either banned or dismantled since 2009 NegativeDUBAI Hardliners are set to tighten control of Iran this week in a parliamentary election stacked in their favor as the leadership closes ranks in a deepening confrontation with Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-election-preview/khamenei-loyalists-may-tighten-grip-at-iran-elections-idUSKBN20B0BV2020-02-17
Deciding how to handle Lebanons next sovereign debt maturity is a top priority for Prime Minister Hassan Diabs government which won a vote of confidence in Parliament on Tuesday PositiveBEIRUT Lebanon on Wednesday formally requested the International Monetary Funds technical help in shoring up its economy a move that a senior government source said would include the funds aid in drafting a plan to avert financial collapse http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-crisis/imf-says-lebanon-requests-technical-help-on-economy-debt-idUSKBN2061A62020-02-13
Parliament approved the quarantine rules this week after the government decided to repatriate Brazilians following a change of position by Bolsonaro who was initially opposed to the repatriation NegativeSAO PAULO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has signed into law quarantine rules for Brazilians who will be brought back from the Chinese city of Wuhan the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak the Official Gazette said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-china-health-brazil/brazils-bolsonaro-signs-into-law-bill-on-quarantine-rules-for-coronavirus-idUSKBN2011F72020-02-08
The court also directed Parliament to consider recalling the current electoral body which is headed by Supreme Court of Appeal Judge Jane Ansah to ensure smooth conduct of fresh elections PositiveLILONGWE Malawis Constitutional Court on Monday annulled the May 2019 presidential vote that declared Peter Mutharika a winner and ordered a rerun after an application from opposition parties citing irregularities http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malawi-election-court/malawi-court-annuls-president-mutharikas-2019-election-victory-idUSKBN1ZX2F22020-02-04
Supporters young and old packed into Parliament Square to hear Farage NeutralLONDON The United Kingdom finally cast off from the European Union on Friday for an uncertain future with Brexiteers claiming victory and popping champagne corks for an independence they said marked a new era for the country http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/brexit-at-last-britain-leaves-the-eu-as-champagne-corks-fly-idUSKBN1ZU1T82020-02-01
The European Parliament plans to place one of its British flags in the House of European History a nearby museum of the continents history since the French Revolution of 1789 PositiveLONDON The United Kingdom leaves the European Union on Friday for an uncertain Brexit future its most significant geopolitical move since the loss of empire and a blow to 70 years of efforts to forge European unity from the ruins of two world wars http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-union/brexit-day-united-kingdom-casts-off-from-the-european-union-idUSKBN1ZU0032020-01-31
16 the trade deal still needs to be approved by Canadas Parliament before it takes effect PositiveThe U.S.MexicoCanada trade agreement signed by President Donald Trump on Wednesday modernizes the 26yearold North American Free Trade Agreement which has been blamed for hollowing out the U.S. manufacturing sector http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trade-usmca-changes-factbox/how-the-north-american-trade-deal-will-affect-autos-digital-trade-drugs-idUSKBN1ZS2P52020-01-30
I am calling on all members of Parliament to support the agreement and to support its entry into force with out undue delay PositiveOTTAWA Canadas minority Liberal government kicked off the ratification process for a new continental trade pact on Monday and urged opposition lawmakers to formally approve the deal as quickly as possible http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-canada/canada-kicks-off-usmca-ratification-process-urges-bi-partisan-co-operation-idUSKBN1ZQ26L2020-01-28
If the future relationship treaty only deals with purely EU competencies like trade or fisheries it could be ratified by the European Parliament only making the process faster and simpler PositiveBRUSSELS Wrapping up even a bare deal on the future relationship between the European Union and Britain will be fraught with complexity and with so little time to get it done a painful Brexit on Dec http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-future/even-bare-bones-eu-uk-deal-will-be-complex-tough-to-clinch-diplomats-idUSKBN1ZM2K52020-01-24
Parliament speaker Ali Larijani said Iran would review its cooperation with the U.N. nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency should it face measures NegativeDUBAI Iran said on Sunday it was trying to analyze the black boxes of a Ukrainian airliner that its military shot down this month denying a report that a decision had been taken to send the voice and flight data recorders to Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-crash/iran-aims-to-examine-downed-planes-black-boxes-no-plan-yet-to-send-them-abroad-idUSKBN1ZI0C32020-01-20
Commissions role here is to talk about EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova told the European Parliament NeutralBRUSSELS The European Commission said on Wednesday it would not tolerate distortion of historic facts after Russia suggested Poland was partly responsible for starting World War Two and said it would challenge disinformation wherever it occurred http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eu-poland-russia/eu-raps-russia-for-saying-poland-helped-start-world-war-two-idUSKBN1ZE2J42020-01-16





SentenceSentimentTitleUrlDate
Parliament approved a new electoral law on Tuesday a key demand of protesters aimed at making elections fairer but the political logjam threatens more unrest NegativeBAGHDAD Iraqi President Barham Salih refused on Thursday to designate the nominee of an Iranbacked parliamentary bloc for prime minister saying he would rather resign than appoint someone to the position who would be rejected by protesters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests/iraqi-president-threatens-to-quit-in-defiance-of-irans-allies-in-parliament-idUSKBN1YU0QD2019-12-27
Parliament is scheduled to vote on the bill next week a move that has attracted criticism not only from the opposition Kuomintang NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen urged parliament on Wednesday to have more discussion on a proposed antiinfiltration bill which the government says is needed to combat Chinese influence and has been condemned by the main opposition and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-urges-more-talks-on-contested-china-infiltration-bill-idUSKBN1YT0AY2019-12-26
But Parliament is not scheduled to return to Ottawa before Jan NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade deal on Thursday that includes tougher labor and automotive content rules but leaves http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-usmca/u-s-house-passes-new-north-american-trade-deal-senate-timing-unclear-idUSKBN1YN2E92019-12-20
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told CBC television that Canadas Parliament would approve USMCA as quickly as we can PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade deal on Thursday that includes tougher labor and automotive content rules but leaves http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-usmca/u-s-house-passes-new-north-american-trade-deal-senate-timing-unclear-idUSKBN1YN2E92019-12-20
Parliament must now approve the spending plan along with a separate extra budget for this fiscal year early in 2020 PositiveTOKYO Japans government has approved a record budget spending worth billion for the coming fiscal year the Ministry of Finance said on Friday as it tries to balance the need to boost growth and manage the industrial worlds heaviest public debt burden http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-economy-budget/japan-cabinet-approves-record-939-billion-budget-spending-plan-for-fiscal-year-2020-21-idUSKBN1YO05L2019-12-20
Security forces lobbed tear gas overnight in central Beirut to disperse supporters of the Shiite Amal party of Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri and its ally the Iranbacked Hezbollah movement NegativeBEIRUT Lebanons parliament speaker and caretaker prime minister warned against strife on Tuesday after clashes between supporters of Shiite groups and security forces overnight stirred fears of further political and economic turmoil http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-protests-leaders/lebanons-berri-hariri-call-for-calm-after-night-of-violence-idUSKBN1YL1VO2019-12-18
Parliament had asked the government to look into prospects for creating an electronic Swiss franc NeutralZURICH The Swiss government took a downbeat view of creating a central bank digital currency for public use saying it could do more harm than good and destabilize the financial system http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-swiss-cryptocurrency/electronic-swiss-franc-not-so-fast-government-says-idUSKBN1YH15H2019-12-14
When will the prime minister realize that here at home he doesnt have control of Parliament and he needs the support of opposition before finalizing major she said NegativeOTTAWA Canadas two main opposition parties on Wednesday suggested they could move to delay ratification of a new continental trade pact accusing the Liberal government of botching revisions to the treaty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-canada/canada-opposition-mps-could-delay-ratification-of-trade-pact-with-u-s-mexico-idUSKBN1YF2NA2019-12-12
Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri the leading Shiite Muslim in the state said he would nominate Khatib PositiveBEIRUT Lebanon appealed to more friendly states on Saturday to help it import essential goods as it wrestles with an acute economic crisis and hard currency shortages the office of caretaker Prime Minister Saad alHariri said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-protests-hariri/lebanon-appeals-to-more-states-for-help-with-imports-idUSKBN1YB0AI2019-12-08
Abiy will still meet Prime Minister Erna Solberg as well as King Harald V and visit the Norwegian Parliament PositiveABABA Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will not talk to the news media when he is in Oslo next week to receive the Nobel Peace Prize drawing rare criticism from the award committee which says a free and independent press is vital http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nobel-prize-peace-abiy/ethiopia-pm-should-talk-to-media-when-collecting-peace-prize-nobel-committee-idUSKBN1Y92DU2019-12-06
TOKYO Japan erupted with online anger Wednesday after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who wont reveal guests at a controversial party due to respect for told Parliament the operator of a shredder that destroyed the guest list was disabled NegativeTOKYO Japan erupted with online anger Wednesday after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who wont reveal guests at a controversial party due to respect for told Parliament the operator of a shredder that destroyed the guest list was disabled http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-politics-abe/japan-pm-slammed-for-revealing-operator-of-document-shredder-in-scandal-was-disabled-idUSKBN1Y80PR2019-12-05
Speaking to the Mexican Senate Ebrard said he expected the European Parliament to approve the accord next year PositiveMEXICO CITY An updated trade agreement between Mexico and the European Union is almost completed Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-eu-trade/updated-mexico-eu-trade-treaty-almost-complete-minister-idUSKBN1Y72F92019-12-04
Parliament is due to convene on Sunday NeutralBAGHDAD Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Friday he would offer his resignation to parliament to allow lawmakers to choose a new government in a move that follows weeks of violent antigovernment protests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests-prime-minister/iraqi-prime-minister-says-he-will-resign-statement-idUSKBN1Y31EZ2019-11-30
Parliament is to convene an emergency session on Sunday to discuss the crisis NegativeBAGHDAD Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi announced his resignation on Friday after the countrys senior Shiite Muslim cleric urged lawmakers to reconsider their support for a government rocked by weeks of deadly antiestablishment unrest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests/iraq-pm-says-he-will-quit-after-clerics-call-but-violence-rages-on-idUSKBN1Y30W02019-11-30
To win them over the Commission whose proposed laws require consent of members and the European Parliament wants to create a just transition to wean economies off coal PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union executive will propose by March 2020 a new climate law to turn the bloc neutral in terms of carbon dioxide emissions by 2050 and help lead the struggle against global warming a draft showed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-climate/europe-to-consider-law-on-climate-neutrality-by-march-idUSKBN1Y31BL2019-11-30
Parliament also agreed the 2020 budget which also contains reforms to open other sectors of the economy to majority foreign ownership as Algeria grapples with shrinking state revenue PositiveALGIERS Algerias upper house of parliament passed the countrys new energy law on Thursday aimed at reviving the key oil and gas sector by making it more attractive to investors http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-energy-law/algeria-approves-new-energy-law-to-attract-foreign-investment-idUSKBN1Y22352019-11-29
The AfD leadership is currently shared by Alexander Gauland a 78yearold patriarchal figure seen as a unifying force and Joerg Meuthen a European Parliament lawmaker NegativeBERLIN An Alternative for Germany lawmaker known for his strident criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkels liberal immigration policies has decided to run for the leadership of the farright party complicating a fight over its future http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-afd/dark-horse-candidate-opens-up-leadership-race-in-germanys-far-right-afd-idUSKBN1Y21LS2019-11-29
The European Parliament voted by 457140 with 71 abstentions in favor of a plan to allow U.S. farmers a larger share of an existing 45000 tonne quota from 2020 NeutralBRUSSELS European Union lawmakers approved an increase in U.S. beef imports to the EU on Thursday a move likely to ease transatlantic tensions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-eu/eu-lawmakers-clear-u-s-beef-imports-but-fault-u-s-tariffs-idUSKBN1Y21852019-11-29
EU countries need to come up with a stance before they start talks to thrash out a common position with the Commission and European Parliament NegativeEU countries need to come up with a stance before they start talks to thrash out a common position with the Commission and European Parliament http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-eprivacy/eu-countries-fail-to-agree-on-privacy-rules-governing-whatsapp-skype-idUSKBN1XW22P2019-11-23
Parliament authorized a plan in 2015 to allow the government to reduce its stake to PositiveParliament authorized a plan in 2015 to allow the government to reduce its stake to http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-telenor-government/norway-government-abandons-right-to-reduce-telenor-stake-idUSKBN1XW0LT2019-11-23
The European Parliament is expected next week to approve a deal to allow more U.S. beef imports into the bloc PositiveBRUSSELS EU trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom and ministers expressed cautious optimism on Thursday that the threat of U.S. tariffs on imported European cars had passed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-eu/europe-voices-guarded-optimism-it-has-dodged-u-s-car-tariffs-idUSKBN1XV1Y32019-11-22
Parliament which he reports to approves the commissions budget equivalent to million annually but the finance ministry approves all spending curbing the commissions autonomy PositiveADDIS ABABA When Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed a former political prisoner in July as head of the statefunded human rights commission supporters hailed it sign the country might finally tackle abuses by security forces and move to break a cycle of bloody ethnic feuds http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-rights/ethiopian-human-rights-boss-battles-scant-resources-idUSKBN1XR0GB2019-11-18
BEIRUT The situation in Lebanon is becoming more complicated Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri was cited as saying by newspaper alJoumhouria on Saturday comments that suggested a deal needed to form a new government had yet to be finalised NegativeBEIRUT The situation in Lebanon is becoming more complicated Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri was cited as saying by newspaper alJoumhouria on Saturday comments that suggested a deal needed to form a new government had yet to be finalised http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-lebanon-protests-politics/lebanons-speaker-berri-says-situation-in-lebanon-getting-more-complicated-al-joumhouria-idUSKBN1XQ0IR2019-11-17
I am offering a pact with the if you vote Conservative you can be sure a majority Conservative government will unblock Parliament and get Brexit done NeutralNov 16 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that all Conservative Party candidates in the upcoming election have pledged to back his Brexit deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-election-johnson/uk-pm-johnson-says-all-conservative-election-candidates-pledge-to-back-his-brexit-deal-idUSFWN27V0XU2019-11-17
A 2018 European Parliament study found of young women in the European Union have experienced cyber sexual harassment NegativeMelo now 28 decided to fight back and launched a campaign to make digital violence a specific crime state by state http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-internet-women-feature-trfn/revenge-porn-victim-fights-back-with-mexican-law-to-stem-digital-violence-idUSKBN1XI0072019-11-08
Parliamentarians from the Hezbollah movement called on Lebanons central bank to take steps to guarantee avoiding the monetary situation spiraling out of NegativeBEIRUT Lebanese President Michel Aoun called on Thursday for the formation of a new government of technocrats following the resignation of prime minister Saad alHariri amid nationwide protests against a sectarian elite blamed for mishandling the economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-protests/lebanons-president-calls-for-new-government-of-technocrats-to-push-economic-reforms-idUSKBN1XA19D2019-11-01
The European Parliament and European Council have two months to either accept or reject the list of projects in full NegativeBRUSSELS The European Commission published its list of energy projects on Thursday eligible to receive EU funding of up to 30 billion euros including new oil and gas projects which are likely to draw criticism from Green EU lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-power/eu-unveils-list-of-priority-energy-projects-including-oil-and-gas-idUSKBN1XA1ZI2019-11-01
Lawmaker Holly Lynch organized and published the letter which was signed by 71 of her Member of Parliament colleagues PositiveLONDON Women lawmakers from across Britains political spectrum have expressed solidarity with Meghan Markle the wife of Prince Harry in the stand she is taking against the media over stories about her character and family http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-markle-lawmakers/british-lawmakers-stand-in-solidarity-with-meghan-markle-idUSKBN1X824W2019-10-30
Parliament has been at boiling point since it reconvened on Wednesday with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his opponents clashing in hours of furious argument over Brexit NegativeLONDON A Banksy painting of primates sitting in Britains parliament goes under the hammer next week and is expected to fetch up to http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-art/monkey-business-banksys-primates-in-parliament-up-for-auction-idUSKBN1WC1LP2019-10-29
Parliament passed measures on Monday aimed at placating the protesters but many said this was too little too late PositiveBAGHDAD Iraq declared a curfew in Baghdad on Monday as four people were killed and 277 injured in the fourth day of antigovernment protests and the coalition governments most powerful erstwhile supporter called for early elections http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protest/four-killed-in-iraq-as-protests-persist-idUSKBN1X70YH2019-10-29
Rome DIS Director General Gennaro Vecchione speaks before COPASIR the Parliamentary Committee for the Security of the Republic NeutralThe following factors could affect Italian markets on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-oct-29/italy-factors-to-watch-on-oct-29-idUSL8N27D44F2019-10-29
Johnson said in a letter to opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn he would give Parliament more time to approve his Brexit deal but that lawmakers must back a December election PositiveSterling down but well off session lows http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-sterling-pares-losses-after-pm-calls-for-election-sp-500-up-idUSL2N2791EG2019-10-25
The European Parliament chose him for his activity to foster dialogue between Chinese people and the mostly Muslim Uighur minority who live in Chinas western region of Xinjiang PositiveThe European Parliament awarded its annual prize for the defense of human rights on Thursday to jailed ethnic Uighur economics professor Ilham Tohti angering Beijing which called him a criminal and a terrorist http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-rights-eu/eu-awards-jailed-uighur-activist-rights-prize-angering-china-idUSKBN1X316V2019-10-25
Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri a Shiite Muslim said Lebanon could not remain in such chaos and he feared any power vacuum NegativeLebanese leaders are discussing a possible government reshuffle sources said on Wednesday to defuse unprecedented protests against the political elite that have paralyzed the country for a week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-protests/facing-protests-lebanese-leaders-mull-reshuffle-sources-idUSKBN1X219I2019-10-24
Earlier on Tuesday the British Parliament rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnsons proposed timetable to pass Brexit legislation making ratification of his deal by the Oct NeutralPARIS France is ready to grant an additional few days in order to facilitate the vote on Brexit legislation but rules out any extension beyond that a diplomatic source said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-france-brexit/france-to-review-purely-technical-brexit-delay-at-end-of-week-diplomatic-source-idUSKBN1X12L62019-10-23
Parliament will vote in the second reading on legislation known as the Withdrawal Agreement Bill on Tuesday after which amendments can be proposed PositiveLONDON Sterling traded around http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-sterling-open/pound-holds-near-1-3-as-brexit-deal-vote-blocked-idUSKBN1X00T52019-10-22
The way it would be were more than half way through if you actually saw the deal being approved by the Parliament PositiveEuropean shares broke a threeday run of losses on Monday as investors stuck to hopes that Britain will avoid a disorderly exit from the European Union while positive corporate updates and comments on U.S.China trade talks added to the upbeat mood http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-rise-amid-brexit-tussle-as-focus-shifts-to-earnings-idUSKBN1X00VN2019-10-22
31 but uncertainty over the request for a delay and the Parliaments response has kept markets on the edge NegativeOct 21 Gold prices held ground above an ounce in early Asian trade on Monday as uncertainties swirled over Brexit delay though a firmer dollar weighed on the safehaven metal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-precious/precious-gold-holds-steady-above-1490-on-brexit-uncertainties-idUSL3N2760872019-10-21
Britains Parliament will vote on Saturday on whether to approve Prime Minister Boris Johnsons Brexit deal secured this week PositiveSince the Brexit vote in 2016 Britain has leapfrogged the United States to become the largest center for trading interest rate swaps http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lse-outlook/lse-gets-earnings-boost-ahead-of-refinitiv-deal-vote-idUSKBN1WX0K12019-10-19
Parliaments approving the agreement would mean UK equities were no longer according to brokerage Bernstein PositiveLONDON Shares in Londons UKoriented businesses such as housebuilders and retailers could rocket to record highs if parliament approves the governments Brexit deal investors say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-markets/brexit-nod-from-parliament-to-unleash-4-rally-in-pound-send-uk-plc-to-record-high-idUSKBN1WX1VU2019-10-19
Their chants called for leaders including Hariri President Michel Aoun and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri to step down NeutralBEIRUT Security forces fired tear gas and chased down protesters in Beirut on Friday after tens of thousands of people across Lebanon marched to demand the demise of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of collapse http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy-protests/protests-sweep-lebanon-as-fury-at-ruling-elite-grows-over-economic-corruption-idUSKBN1WX0Q82019-10-19
BRUSSELS The president of the European Parliament said on Thursday that the assembly was ready to evaluate and possibly ratify the new text on Britains withdrawal from the European Union PositiveBRUSSELS The president of the European Parliament said on Thursday that the assembly was ready to evaluate and possibly ratify the new text on Britains withdrawal from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-sassoli/eu-parliament-president-welcomes-brexit-deal-ready-to-evaluate-text-idUSKBN1WW1G32019-10-18
BS European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday that the EU and Britain were very close to the final of Brexit with approval by the British parliament and the European Parliament the last steps to take PositiveBS European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday that the EU and Britain were very close to the final of Brexit with approval by the British parliament and the European Parliament the last steps to take http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-final/eus-tusk-says-very-close-to-final-stretch-on-brexit-idUSKBN1WW2FT2019-10-18
The European Parliament is ready to play its David Sassoli said on Twitter PositiveBRUSSELS The president of the European Parliament said on Thursday that the assembly was ready to evaluate and possibly ratify the new text on Britains withdrawal from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-sassoli/eu-parliament-president-welcomes-brexit-deal-ready-to-evaluate-text-idUSKBN1WW1G32019-10-18
The deal has been announced but the key hurdle of being voted into the UK Parliament said INGs chief EMEA FX and interest rate strategist Petr Krpata PositiveSterling jump as UK and EU agree new Brexit deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-european-markets-roar-approval-at-new-brexit-deal-idUSL5N2723Q92019-10-18
BRUSSELS The launch of the new European Commission the European Unions executive arm is likely to be delayed by a month because the European Parliament has rejected three candidates proposed by EU governments for commissioners several EU officials said on Monday NegativeBRUSSELS The launch of the new European Commission the European Unions executive arm is likely to be delayed by a month because the European Parliament has rejected three candidates proposed by EU governments for commissioners several EU officials said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-commission-delay/start-of-new-european-commission-likely-delayed-to-december-1-eu-officials-idUSKBN1WT22O2019-10-15
LONDON NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday defended his stance on Turkeys attack on Kurdish militants in northeastern Syria as he came under pressure from some members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly to be tougher with Ankara NegativeLONDON NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday defended his stance on Turkeys attack on Kurdish militants in northeastern Syria as he came under pressure from some members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly to be tougher with Ankara http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-nato/natos-stoltenberg-defends-stance-on-turkeys-offensive-in-syria-idUSKBN1WT1C82019-10-15
The delay is to give the governments of Hungary Romania and France time to propose new candidates for commissioners after their initial choices failed to pass European Parliament hearings NegativeBRUSSELS The launch of the new European Commission the European Unions executive arm is likely to be delayed by a month because the European Parliament has rejected three candidates proposed by EU governments for commissioners several EU officials said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-commission-delay/start-of-new-european-commission-likely-delayed-to-december-1-eu-officials-idUSKBN1WT22O2019-10-15
Parliament which has been fragmented between pro and antiEU groups since May elections will vote on the Commission as a whole on Oct NegativeBRUSSELS French President Emmanuel Macron insisted Sylvie Goulard was the victim of a political on Thursday after Frances choice to be the head of EU industrial policy was emphatically rejected by European lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-commission-goulard/macron-cries-foul-as-eu-lawmakers-snub-french-pick-for-industry-job-idUSKBN1WP1KQ2019-10-11
BRUSSELS European Parliament head David Sassoli said on Wednesday that not much has been made in Brexit talks and that Britain must now ask for a delay to its Oct NeutralBRUSSELS European Parliament head David Sassoli said on Wednesday that not much has been made in Brexit talks and that Britain must now ask for a delay to its Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-sassoli/eu-parliament-head-says-britain-now-faces-choice-of-brexit-delay-or-no-deal-idUSKBN1WO1QY2019-10-10
European Parliament head David Sassoli said Britain now had a choice between a nodeal Brexit or a delay NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union said on Wednesday it was not shutting the door to a Brexit deal but stressed that London needed to change its stance considerably to secure an agreement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-juncker-barnier/eu-says-brexit-deal-very-difficult-if-not-entirely-impossible-idUSKBN1WO1WQ2019-10-10
Personally I dont exclude a Juncker told the European Parliaments plenary session PositiveThe European Union told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson he must make significant concessions if he wants to strike a lastminute Brexit deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/eu-tells-britain-make-more-concessions-if-you-want-a-brexit-deal-idUSKBN1WN2EP2019-10-10
The UK crashing out is a dangerously realistic Tuppurainen whose Finland now holds the rotating EU presidency said at the European Parliaments plenary session Wednesday NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union is prepared to a nodeal Brexit which is a dangerously realistic Finnish Minister for European Affairs Tytti Tuppurainen told the blocs lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-finland/no-deal-brexit-dangerously-realistic-scenario-finnish-minister-idUSKBN1WO1S12019-10-10
To put things frankly we are not really in a position to be able to find agreement with the he told the European Parliament PositiveBRUSSELS The European Unions Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said sealing a Brexit deal with Britain ahead of Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-barnier/eus-barnier-says-sealing-brexit-deal-would-be-very-difficult-idUSKBN1WO1TZ2019-10-10
Adding to the gloom European Parliament President David Sassoli said after meeting Johnson on Tuesday there had been no progress in the Brexit talks NegativeThe European Union accused Britain of playing a stupid blame over Brexit on Tuesday after a Downing Street source said a deal was essentially impossible because German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made unacceptable demands http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-britain-eu/eu-tells-british-pm-johnson-to-stop-playing-stupid-brexit-blame-game-idUSKBN1WN0LU2019-10-09
BRUSSELS European Parliament head David Sassoli said on Tuesday after meeting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that there has been no in Brexit talks NegativeBRUSSELS European Parliament head David Sassoli said on Tuesday after meeting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that there has been no in Brexit talks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-sassoli/eu-parliament-head-says-no-progress-in-brexit-talks-idUSKBN1WN25X2019-10-09
Rome Italys lower house discusses reform to cut number of Parliamentary members NegativeThe following factors could affect Italian markets on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/italy-factors-oct-7/italy-factors-to-watch-on-oct-7-idUSL5N26P1YE2019-10-07
Parliament was set to meet on Saturday to discuss protesters demands PositiveBAGHDAD Clashes between police and protesters killed 11 people in Baghdad on Saturday in a new flareup of antigovernment unrest as security forces deployed in their hundreds to keep demonstrations away from central squares in the Iraqi capital http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iraq-protests/deadly-clashes-break-out-again-in-iraq-11-killed-in-capital-idUSKCN1WK04E2019-10-06
BRUSSELS Britains proposals for a Brexit deal were widely rebuffed in Brussels on Thursday with a European Parliament group saying it was not a basis for and a senior EU official saying it took two steps backwards from an earlier agreement NeutralBRUSSELS Britains proposals for a Brexit deal were widely rebuffed in Brussels on Thursday with a European Parliament group saying it was not a basis for and a senior EU official saying it took two steps backwards from an earlier agreement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-reaction/uks-brexit-proposal-rebuffed-in-brussels-as-no-basis-for-a-deal-idUSKBN1WI0L52019-10-04
LONDON A new Brexit plan from Prime Minister Boris Johnson would likely win enough support to be approved by Britains Parliament senior minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday adding that Brussels should take confidence from that PositiveLONDON A new Brexit plan from Prime Minister Boris Johnson would likely win enough support to be approved by Britains Parliament senior minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday adding that Brussels should take confidence from that http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-britain-eu-gove/uk-parliament-would-back-johnsons-brexit-plan-gove-idUSKBN1WH2KP2019-10-03
Parliament has been at boiling point since it reconvened on Wednesday with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his opponents clashing in hours of furious argument over Brexit NegativeLONDON A Banksy painting of primates sitting in Britains parliament goes under the hammer next week and is expected to fetch up to http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-art/monkey-business-banksys-primates-in-parliament-up-for-auction-idUSKBN1WC1LP2019-09-28
March 29 The Ukrainian Parliament voted to remove Shokin NeutralSome Democrats are calling for the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump over reports that he asked his Ukrainian counterpart to launch an investigation that could damage his Democratic political rival Joe Biden http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-timeline/timeline-key-dates-in-the-u-s-political-controversy-over-ukraine-idUSKBN1W82HK2019-09-24
We want an agreement but we are aware that an agreement without a backstop wouldnt the new head of the European Parliament David Sassoli told a news conference in Brussels PositiveGARYVOE The European Union has pressed Britain to give Northern Ireland special status within the blocs trading orbit to unlock a Brexit deal with Dublin promising a positive response should London shift its position http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-ireland/eu-prods-britain-towards-northern-ireland-backstop-to-break-brexit-deadlock-idUSKCN1VX19G2019-09-13
Vestager together with other candidates for other posts will be grilled by the European Parliament and the entire Commission must secure EU lawmakers approval before taking office in November NeutralBRUSSELS Europes antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will retain her job for another five years but with more powers to go after Facebook Apple and Amazon and their massive hoovering up of consumer data http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-eu-antitrust-vestager/eu-antitrust-chief-vestager-gets-another-five-year-term-with-more-powers-idUSKCN1VV2102019-09-11
Analysts have said that this years oneoff bonus for pensioners which was offered ahead of the elections to the European Parliament cost the Polish state almost 11 billion zloty PositiveWARSAW Polands ruling nationalist Law and Justice party will offer pensioners a regular yearly cash bonus party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski was quoted as saying on Saturday ahead of next months parliamentary elections http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-poland-politics-kaczynski/polands-pis-promises-older-voters-more-cash-ahead-of-october-elections-idUSKCN1VS06N2019-09-07
Kati Piri the European Parliaments Turkey rapporteur tweeted that the verdict was surreal and adding Erdogan takes revenge for oppositions election victory NegativeISTANBUL A prominent Turkish opposition official was sentenced by a court on Friday to nine years and eight months in prison for insulting the president and spreading terrorist propaganda a lawmaker from the main opposition party said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-opposition/turkish-opposition-figure-sentenced-to-nearly-10-years-in-jail-idUSKCN1VR1MM2019-09-07
FRANKFURT The European Parliaments committee on economic affairs on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed the nomination of European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch to become the deputy chief of the banks supervision arm NeutralFRANKFURT The European Parliaments committee on economic affairs on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed the nomination of European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch to become the deputy chief of the banks supervision arm http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-ecb/ecbs-mersch-gets-backing-for-bank-supervision-role-idUSKCN1VP2DC2019-09-05
The next hurdle for the government will be the confidence vote in Parliament NeutralWorld stocks up 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-easing-political-worries-lift-shares-pound-jumps-idUSL5N25V4332019-09-05
Candidates chosen by von der Leyen will be vetted by the European Parliament which must accept or reject the entire commission before it takes office in November NegativeBRUSSELS The presidentelect of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen is waiting for Italy to propose its candidate before deciding the composition of the blocs new executive and its top economic positions EU officials said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-commission-appointments/eu-appointments-puzzle-hinges-on-italy-as-key-economic-jobs-up-for-grabs-idUSKCN1VN1KE2019-09-04
I can confirm that tonight we will are tabling a motion under the Fixed Term Parliament Act NeutralLONDON Sept 3 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was defeated in parliament on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-johnson-brexit/text-uk-pm-johnsons-statement-after-brexit-defeat-in-parliament-idUSL5N25U66V2019-09-04
I can confirm that we are tonight tabling a motion under the Fixed Term Parliament Act NeutralLONDON A crossparty alliance defeated Boris Johnson in parliament on Tuesday in a bid to prevent him taking Britain out of the EU without a divorce agreement prompting the prime minister to announce that he would immediately push for a snap election http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/opponents-of-no-deal-brexit-defeat-pm-johnson-who-promises-an-election-idUSKCN1VN25O2019-09-04
Parliament resumes after the Summer break on Sept NegativeLONDON Aug 29 Next week will be the British parliaments last chance to ensure it has some control over the Brexit process before a possible nodeal exit Conservative lawmaker David Gauke said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/britain-eu-gauke/next-week-is-last-chance-for-uk-parliament-to-have-a-say-on-brexit-lawmaker-gauke-idUSL9N25801R2019-08-30
Tunisias president controls foreign and defense policy governing alongside a prime minister chosen by Parliament who has authority over domestic affairs NeutralTUNIS Tunisian police arrested presidential candidate Nabil Karoui on Friday after a court ordered his detention the Interior Ministry said in a case involving charges of money laundering but which Karouis party said was a politically motivated attempt to exclude him from the election race http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui/tunisian-police-arrest-presidential-candidate-karoui-on-tax-evasion-charges-idUSKCN1VD22F2019-08-24
LONDON Parliament should honour the 2016 Brexit referendum and leave the European Union on Oct NegativeLONDON Parliament should honour the 2016 Brexit referendum and leave the European Union on Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-vote/uk-must-leave-eu-on-oct-31-pm-johnson-says-when-asked-about-prospect-of-resigning-idUSKCN1UY2AT2019-08-10
20 Parliament is dissolved NeutralLONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson has repeatedly said he will take Britain out of the European Union on Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-election-explainer/is-it-too-late-to-hold-an-election-before-brexit-yes-probably-idUSKCN1UW0UA2019-08-07
Parliament where there is a small majority against a nodeal Brexit can collapse Johnsons government by holding a noconfidence vote NegativeLONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set for a battle of wills with parliament over Brexit that will test the countrys unwritten constitution http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-no-deal-explainer/explainer-parliament-versus-prime-minister-can-a-no-deal-brexit-be-blocked-idUSKCN1UW1NF2019-08-07
Parliament session continues in New Delhi NeutralParliament session continues in New Delhi http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/india-morningcall/morning-news-call-india-august-6-idUSL4N2520HU2019-08-06
Parliaments Treasury Select Committee said its report that the watchdog needs powers to better police the boundary between regulated and unregulated activities and avoid being to new threats NegativeLONDON Britain should not wait for Brexit to bring unregulated financial activities under the Financial Conduct Authoritys umbrella as consumers face fast risks a report from lawmakers said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-parliament-regulator/uk-lawmakers-want-powers-for-watchdog-to-police-market-perimeter-idUSKCN1UR5VW2019-08-03
Parliament Speaker Mohamed Ennaceur was sworn in as interim president in keeping with the constitution to smooth a transition of power ahead of a presidential election in September PositiveTUNIS Tunisias 92yearold president Beji Caid Essebsi who helped guide the North African countrys transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution died on Thursday and the country set in train a process toward picking his successor http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-president/tunisias-essebsi-leading-figure-in-shift-to-democracy-dies-at-92-idUSKCN1UK1A12019-07-26
Get prepared be Elke Koenig told the European Parliament PositiveLONDON EU banks should press ahead with preparations for Britains departure from the European Union despite Brexit being postponed to October the head of the euro zones banks resolution board said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks/euro-zone-banks-watchdog-tells-lenders-not-to-pause-brexit-plans-idUSKCN1UH1MO2019-07-23
Parliament resumes following the party conferences NeutralLONDON Britain is due to appoint a new prime minister and attempt to renegotiate the terms of its Brexit deal all before Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-timeline/timeline-key-dates-for-britains-brexit-crisis-choosing-a-new-prime-minister-idUSKCN1UE1722019-07-21
Parliaments Intelligence and Security Committee said the extent of the delay is now causing serious damage to our international a decision must be made as a matter of NegativeLONDON A powerful committee of British lawmakers on Friday urged the next prime minister to decide quickly on the role Chinas Huawei will have in nextgeneration 5G telecommunications networks to avert more damage to Britains international relations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-britain-huawei-tech/uk-delay-on-huawei-5g-decision-harming-ties-lawmakers-say-idUSKCN1UD3862019-07-20
BRUSSELS Ursula von der Leyen had to dangle a range of promises on migration taxes climate change and the rule of law to secure even a waferthin margin of support in the European Parliament to become the EUs first female chief executive PositiveBRUSSELS Ursula von der Leyen had to dangle a range of promises on migration taxes climate change and the rule of law to secure even a waferthin margin of support in the European Parliament to become the EUs first female chief executive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-jobs-vonderleyen-analysis/von-der-leyen-cracks-eu-parliament-nut-national-leaders-will-prove-tougher-idUSKCN1UC2A22019-07-18
LONDON Boris Johnson favorite to be the next British prime minister on Wednesday refused to say whether he would seek to shut Parliament to facilitate a nodeal Brexit but agreed such a plan could be convenient for him PositiveLONDON Boris Johnson favorite to be the next British prime minister on Wednesday refused to say whether he would seek to shut Parliament to facilitate a nodeal Brexit but agreed such a plan could be convenient for him http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-johnson-november/uks-johnson-declines-to-comment-on-plan-to-facilitate-a-no-deal-brexit-idUSKCN1UC2I52019-07-18
Later on Tuesday von der Leyen was approved by the European Parliament in a 383327 vote PositiveWASHINGTON International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender on Tuesday citing more clarity about her nomination to lead the European Central Bank as European legislators approved a new top bureaucrat http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-lagarde-exclusive/lagarde-resigns-as-imf-chief-starting-race-for-her-successor-idUSKCN1UB1SN2019-07-17
BERLIN The European Unions conservative nominee to head the executive Commission Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday she would step down as German defense minister regardless of the outcome of the European Parliaments Tuesday vote NegativeBERLIN The European Unions conservative nominee to head the executive Commission Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday she would step down as German defense minister regardless of the outcome of the European Parliaments Tuesday vote http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-jobs-vonderleyen-minister/germanys-von-der-leyen-to-resign-as-defense-minister-regardless-of-european-parliament-vote-idUSKCN1UA1NU2019-07-16
I just dont see how the Parliament would push us into a constitutional crisis NegativeBRUSSELS The European Unions nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewarm EU parliament in a confirmation vote taking place on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-jobs-vonderleyn/von-der-leyen-pledges-social-and-climate-reforms-ahead-of-crunch-eu-vote-idUSKCN1UA1EE2019-07-16
Hammond has said he will oppose this and said he believed lawmakers had the powers to stop a prime ministers suspending or Parliament to force a nodeal Brexit through NegativeLONDON France is likely to threaten delays on its border with Britain to exert political leverage if there is a nodeal Brexit British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-hammond/france-likely-to-use-border-checks-as-political-tool-after-no-deal-brexit-uks-hammond-idUSKCN1U52IV2019-07-11
Ursula von der Leyen told a hearing at the European Parliament that the backstop was precious important and has to be defended PositiveBRUSSELS The nominee for the next president of the European Commission vowed on Wednesday to defend the provision in Britains withdrawal agreement from the EU to avoid extensive border controls on the island of Ireland http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-jobs-vonderleyen-ireland/eu-commission-nominee-to-defend-irish-backstop-in-brexit-idUSKCN1U51HE2019-07-11
BRUSSELS Belgium was hit with a 5000euro daily fine from Europes top court on Monday for its slowness in rolling out fastspeed broadband in its capital home to EU institutions such as the European Commission and European Parliament NegativeBRUSSELS Belgium was hit with a 5000euro daily fine from Europes top court on Monday for its slowness in rolling out fastspeed broadband in its capital home to EU institutions such as the European Commission and European Parliament http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-belgium-telecoms/belgium-hit-with-5000-euro-daily-fine-for-fast-speed-broadband-delays-idUSKCN1U31LJ2019-07-09
She said her hope was to nurture intensive between the European Commission European Council of national leaders and European Parliament over her fiveyear term PositiveSTRASBOURG European Union governments surprise nominee for president of their executive Germanys Ursula von der Leyen sought support in the blocs parliament on Wednesday hoping to secure the confirmation she will need in two weeks time http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-summit/eu-commission-nominee-seeks-parliament-support-after-top-jobs-wrangle-idUSKCN1TY0VP2019-07-04
The fifth prominent EU role up for grabs is the president of the European Parliament PositiveEuropean Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frances Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the EUs other top four jobs after marathon talks that have exposed deep divisions in the bloc http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-summit/eu-leaders-choose-frances-lagarde-for-ecb-after-marathon-summit-idUSKCN1TW3YC2019-07-03
VIENNA Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austrias bars and restaurants extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed rightwing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books NegativeVIENNA Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austrias bars and restaurants extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed rightwing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-austria-politics-smoking/austria-passes-smoking-ban-snuffing-out-fallen-governments-flagship-policy-idUSKCN1TX23Z2019-07-03
The new Parliament is due to elect its president on Wednesday so national leaders must seal a deal on Tuesday if they want to get ahead of the assembly PositiveBRUSSELS EU leaders suspended a summit on Monday after they failed to agree who should fill the blocs top jobs with divisions over the marquee role of European Commission president as entrenched as ever after some 20 hours of talks http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-summit/deeply-divided-eu-leaders-halt-talks-after-no-deal-on-top-jobs-idUSKCN1TW1FN2019-07-02
Before it takes effect the deal needs final approval from Mercosur the European Parliament and constituent countries which Brazils government has conceded could take years PositiveThe European Union and South American bloc Mercosur agreed a free trade treaty on Friday concluding two decades of talks and committing to more open markets in the face of a rising tide of protectionism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-trade-mercosur/eu-mercosur-strike-trade-pact-defying-protectionist-wave-idUSKCN1TT2KD2019-06-30
Parliament speaker Nabih Berri a Shiite Muslim came out strongly against Kushners plan on Sunday PositiveBEIRUT U.S. President Donald Trumps vision for Mideast peace has hit a raw nerve in Lebanon reviving fears of any plan that would permanently settle Palestinian refugees in the country and shift its ChristianMuslim sectarian balance http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-lebanon/trump-mideast-plan-hits-nerve-in-lebanon-stirs-old-fears-idUSKCN1TP2GP2019-06-25
BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Parliament when choosing the next head of the EU executive NegativeBRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Parliament when choosing the next head of the EU executive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-merkel/merkel-cautions-eu-leaders-over-choice-of-eu-commission-chief-idUSKCN1TM01J2019-06-21
Merkel also said an agreement on top jobs should be reached before the new European Parliament meets for a first time on July 2 PositiveBRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Parliament when choosing the next head of the EU executive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-merkel/merkel-cautions-eu-leaders-over-choice-of-eu-commission-chief-idUSKCN1TM01J2019-06-21
BERLIN Berlin is striving for an agreement on who will take the European Unions top jobs by July 2 when the new European Parliament convenes in the hope of avoiding an institutional crisis a German government official said on Wednesday PositiveBERLIN Berlin is striving for an agreement on who will take the European Unions top jobs by July 2 when the new European Parliament convenes in the hope of avoiding an institutional crisis a German government official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-jobs-tusk-german/german-government-official-were-striving-for-agreement-on-eu-top-jobs-by-july-2-idUSKCN1TK1OX2019-06-20
Beyond a firm majority or preferably unanimity among the national leaders any candidate to run the next European Commission must also be approved by the new European Parliament PositiveEuropean Council President Donald Tusk put pressure on EU leaders on Wednesday to swiftly agree on who should hold the blocs top jobs but a tugofwar between Germany and France was likely to prevent a deal at a summit on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-jobs-tusk/tusk-pushes-against-franco-german-tussle-over-top-eu-jobs-idUSKCN1TK1DB2019-06-20
Months of youth climate protests and bleak warnings from U.N. scientists helped propel Green parties to their strongest showing yet in Mays European Parliament elections PositiveBRUSSELS A push by Germany France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by midcentury looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-climate-change/momentum-builds-for-eu-leaders-to-agree-carbon-neutral-2050-pledge-at-summit-idUSKCN1TK2IQ2019-06-20
The president is expected to deliver his State of the Nation Address on Friday in Parliament in the capital Lilongwe PositiveBLANTYRE Malawian President Peter Mutharika has appointed minister of agriculture Joseph Mwanamvekha an economist and former banker as finance minister in his new cabinet the chief secretary to the government said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malawi-finmin/malawi-president-appoints-economist-mwanamvekha-as-finance-minister-idUSKCN1TK2V92019-06-20
VIENNA Austrian farright veteran HeinzChristian Strache who quit as deputy head of the coalition government over a video sting said on Monday he would not take up a European Parliament seat forgoing a move that might have hurt his Freedom Party further NegativeVIENNA Austrian farright veteran HeinzChristian Strache who quit as deputy head of the coalition government over a video sting said on Monday he would not take up a European Parliament seat forgoing a move that might have hurt his Freedom Party further http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-strache/disgraced-ex-leader-of-austrian-far-right-turns-down-eu-parliament-seat-idUSKCN1TI0OQ2019-06-18
However growing climate concerns marked by protests across the continent helped propel Green parties to their strongest showing yet in the recent European Parliament elections NegativeBRUSSELS U.N. SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 far more than the blocs current target for a reduction http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-climate-un-exclusive/exclusive-u-n-chief-calls-on-eu-to-raise-2030-climate-goal-to-55-idUSKCN1TG0FY2019-06-16
British Conservative Party Member of Parliament Iain Duncan Smith has decided to vote for Boris Johnson in the party leadership election to replace Prime Minister Theresa May Duncan Smith wrote in the Telegraph on Monday NegativeBritish Conservative Party Member of Parliament Iain Duncan Smith has decided to vote for Boris Johnson in the party leadership election to replace Prime Minister Theresa May Duncan Smith wrote in the Telegraph on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-leader-johnson/uks-duncan-smith-says-he-will-vote-for-johnson-in-conservative-leadership-election-the-telegraph-idUSKCN1TB2HZ2019-06-11
The idea is backed by the European Central Bank the International Monetary Fund and the EU Parliaments resolutions but many states oppose it NeutralBRUSSELS The European Commission is reviewing past moneylaundering cases at EU banks to assess what went wrong and decide possible tweaks to rules an EU official said citing Deutsche Bank and Societe General as among the screened lenders http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-eu-banks-moneylaundering/eu-reviews-deutsche-bank-socgen-in-screening-of-past-money-laundering-cases-idUSKCN1T71Y12019-06-07
BRUSSELS The European Parliament postponed on Wednesday a hearing for British Brexit party leader Nigel Farage to assess whether he broke funding rules by failing to declare expenses covered by Brexit backer Arron Banks NegativeBRUSSELS The European Parliament postponed on Wednesday a hearing for British Brexit party leader Nigel Farage to assess whether he broke funding rules by failing to declare expenses covered by Brexit backer Arron Banks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-farage/eu-parliament-postpones-farage-hearing-on-funding-to-june-13-idUSKCN1T621J2019-06-06
Farage did not declare the funds because he planned to leave politics and move to the United States his European Parliament group said in a statement NegativeBRUSSELS The European Parliament postponed on Wednesday a hearing for British Brexit party leader Nigel Farage to assess whether he broke funding rules by failing to declare expenses covered by Brexit backer Arron Banks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-farage/eu-parliament-postpones-farage-hearing-on-funding-to-june-13-idUSKCN1T621J2019-06-06
Parliaments Advisory Committee on the Code of Conduct delayed the hearing until June 13 after Farage refused to appear on Wednesday in front of what he called an EU kangaroo NegativeBRUSSELS The European Parliament postponed on Wednesday a hearing for British Brexit party leader Nigel Farage to assess whether he broke funding rules by failing to declare expenses covered by Brexit backer Arron Banks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-farage/eu-parliament-postpones-farage-hearing-on-funding-to-june-13-idUSKCN1T621J2019-06-06
The EU Parliament asks members to declare financial support related to political activities and attendance at thirdparty events where their expenses are covered by a third party PositiveBRUSSELS The European Parliament postponed on Wednesday a hearing for British Brexit party leader Nigel Farage to assess whether he broke funding rules by failing to declare expenses covered by Brexit backer Arron Banks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-farage/eu-parliament-postpones-farage-hearing-on-funding-to-june-13-idUSKCN1T621J2019-06-06
He said it was clear that Conservative lawmakers were not ready to back someone who had only relatively recently become a Member of Parliament NegativeLONDON British Conservative lawmaker James Cleverly said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from the race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-cleverly/uk-pm-candidate-cleverly-withdraws-from-leadership-race-idUSKCN1T517W2019-06-05
Parliamentary colleagues are expecting him to shake things up NegativeSYDNEY When Papua New Guineas lawmakers started to shift their weight in their parliamentary seats in preparation for a tense vote on a new prime minister on Thursday James Marape looked uninterested his head lowered fingers tapping his phone http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-papua-politics/new-papua-new-guinea-leader-a-wildcard-in-pacific-power-play-idUSKCN1T10QY2019-06-03
Trump said it was a mistake for the Conservatives not to involve Farage the Brexit Party leader in negotiations with Brussels after his success in European Parliament elections PositiveLONDON U.S. President Donald Trump said Britain should refuse to pay billion European Union divorce bill and walk from Brexit talks if Brussels does not give ground http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-britain-trump/trump-tells-britain-to-walk-away-if-eu-does-not-yield-on-brexit-idUSKCN1T23GR2019-06-03
Trump said it was a mistake for the Conservatives not to involve Farage the Brexit Party leader in talks with Brussels after his success in European Parliament elections last month NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain on Monday on a state visit laden with diplomatic peril having already humiliated outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May over Brexit and challenged her to be tougher in dealing with Chinas Huawei http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-britain/donald-trump-wades-into-britains-brexit-crisis-idUSKCN1T30FI2019-06-03
Parliaments 74to45 vote took place just minutes after a midnight deadline for Netanyahu to form a coalition NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament early on Thursday paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-politics/israel-faces-new-election-as-netanyahu-misses-deadline-to-form-governing-coalition-idUSKCN1SZ11E2019-05-30
ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday urged his Syriza party to regroup and heed the message of voters ahead of snap national elections he called after a resounding defeat from opposition conservatives in European Parliament elections NegativeATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday urged his Syriza party to regroup and heed the message of voters ahead of snap national elections he called after a resounding defeat from opposition conservatives in European Parliament elections http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-greece-tsipras/greek-pm-says-syriza-needs-to-regroup-and-focus-ahead-of-snap-poll-idUSKCN1SX1OP2019-05-28
ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party hurt by austerity and a bitter rift over an accord with North Macedonia got hammered in European Parliament elections NegativeATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party hurt by austerity and a bitter rift over an accord with North Macedonia got hammered in European Parliament elections http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-greece/greek-pm-comes-unstuck-over-macedonia-austerity-in-european-vote-idUSKCN1SX0YI2019-05-28
BRUSSELS Europes nationalist forces gained some ground at the European Parliament elections but face an uphill task to unite behind common goals and lure other parties into disrupting the proEU majoritys policies NegativeBRUSSELS Europes nationalist forces gained some ground at the European Parliament elections but face an uphill task to unite behind common goals and lure other parties into disrupting the proEU majoritys policies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-right/europes-rising-far-right-tries-to-bury-differences-to-wield-clout-idUSKCN1SX1EP2019-05-28
BRUSSELS The rise of the Greens the Greta of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macrons party into the European Parliament are likely to result in a more defensive and climateoriented EU trade policy NeutralBRUSSELS The rise of the Greens the Greta of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macrons party into the European Parliament are likely to result in a more defensive and climateoriented EU trade policy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-trade/european-trade-policy-seen-going-greener-after-eu-parliament-vote-idUSKCN1SX1G12019-05-28
The thirdlargest group in the European Parliament the liberal centrists to whom Macrons party belongs must be part of the selection process Macron told his German counterpart NeutralBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macrons office said he didnt want the process to be automatic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-germany-merkel/merkel-sticks-to-spitzenkandidat-though-macron-pushes-for-eu-talks-idUSKCN1SX1R02019-05-28
Trade pacts have become a hot political topic during the European Parliaments last fiveyear term encompassing debates about issues from food safety to climate change NeutralBRUSSELS The rise of the Greens the Greta of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macrons party into the European Parliament are likely to result in a more defensive and climateoriented EU trade policy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-trade/european-trade-policy-seen-going-greener-after-eu-parliament-vote-idUSKCN1SX1G12019-05-28
TOKYO May 27 Asia stocks edged up early on Monday and the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekends European Parliament elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28country bloc NegativeMSCI AsiaPacific index up 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asia-stocks-steady-euro-little-moved-as-eu-vote-shows-limited-gains-by-nationalists-idUSL4N23301G2019-05-27
TOKYO May 27 Asia stocks hovered near fourmonth lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.China tensions while the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekends European Parliament elections NegativeProEurope vote limits nationalist gains in EU election http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asia-stocks-flat-euro-holds-firm-after-fragmented-europe-vote-idUSL4N2330GU2019-05-27
Weber in particular faces resistance having never held government office although he insists his long experience in the European Parliament makes him the democratic choice NegativeBRUSSELS Parties committed to strengthening the European Union held on to twothirds of seats in the EU parliament official projections from the blocs elections showed on Sunday though farright and nationalist opponents saw strong gains http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-election/pro-europe-vote-fragments-but-limits-nationalist-gains-in-eu-election-idUSKCN1SV0QQ2019-05-27
BRUSSELS Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional proEU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy NegativeBRUSSELS Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional proEU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-election/europeans-vote-with-eu-future-in-balance-idUSKCN1SV0QQ2019-05-26
BRUSSELS Expected gains for populist eurosceptic parties in this weeks European Parliament elections could prompt a shift in the political balance of power in leading member states and stall moves towards deeper economic integration PositiveBRUSSELS Expected gains for populist eurosceptic parties in this weeks European Parliament elections could prompt a shift in the political balance of power in leading member states and stall moves towards deeper economic integration http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-economy/eu-vote-may-shift-power-in-main-euro-zone-states-stall-integration-idUSKCN1SU1DV2019-05-25
Polands ruling party faces the risk of a defeat from the united opposition in European Parliament elections at the weekend PositiveChina shares close higher on Huawei relief http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-emerging-stocks-fx-soften-as-trade-war-concerns-persist-idUSL5N22X22L2019-05-22
BRUSSELS From Volkswagen to Spotify to Iberdrola Europes biggest firms are urging people to vote in key European Parliament elections this weekend amid concerns that an antiEU outcome could disrupt their business and hurt their bottom line NegativeBRUSSELS From Volkswagen to Spotify to Iberdrola Europes biggest firms are urging people to vote in key European Parliament elections this weekend amid concerns that an antiEU outcome could disrupt their business and hurt their bottom line http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-turnout/free-scooter-rides-and-eu-power-ballads-big-firms-pump-up-voters-for-eu-polls-idUSKCN1SQ1WG2019-05-21
LONDON The European Parliament election in Britain on May 23 is expected to show the polarization of views over Brexit with strongly proBrexit and proEU parties gaining at the expense of the governing Conservatives and opposition Labour Party NeutralLONDON The European Parliament election in Britain on May 23 is expected to show the polarization of views over Brexit with strongly proBrexit and proEU parties gaining at the expense of the governing Conservatives and opposition Labour Party http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-britain-factbox/factbox-how-will-britain-allocate-its-seats-to-the-european-parliament-idUSKCN1SQ1P52019-05-21
The DHondt system of translating votes proportionately into seats is used to allocate European Parliament seats in England Scotland and Wales NeutralLONDON The European Parliament election in Britain on May 23 is expected to show the polarization of views over Brexit with strongly proBrexit and proEU parties gaining at the expense of the governing Conservatives and opposition Labour Party http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-britain-factbox/factbox-how-will-britain-allocate-its-seats-to-the-european-parliament-idUSKCN1SQ1P52019-05-21
Investors focus this week is on the May 2326 elections for the new European Parliament NeutralAussie up 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-australian-dollar-gains-after-election-surprise-yen-slips-idUSL4N22V0MC2019-05-20
Arch eurofederalist contender for Parliament some see the 5year mandate split in two perhaps with Weber NegativeBRUSSELS Next weeks European Parliament election will usher in a major reshuffle of top jobs in EU institutions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-contenders-factbox/factbox-whos-who-in-the-great-eu-jobs-hunt-idUSKCN1SN1KH2019-05-18
BERLIN The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this month for the European Parliament in which their conservative party is set to lose ground NegativeBERLIN The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this month for the European Parliament in which their conservative party is set to lose ground http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/merkels-heir-apparent-denies-pressuring-german-chancellor-to-resign-idUSKCN1SN2NO2019-05-18
BRUSSELS Facebook Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament seven months after promising to do more NegativeBRUSSELS Facebook Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament seven months after promising to do more http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech-fakenews/google-facebook-twitter-rapped-for-not-doing-enough-in-eu-fake-news-fight-idUSKCN1SN1212019-05-18
BRUSSELS Next weeks European Parliament election will usher in a major reshuffle of top jobs in EU institutions NeutralBRUSSELS Next weeks European Parliament election will usher in a major reshuffle of top jobs in EU institutions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-contenders-factbox/factbox-whos-who-in-the-great-eu-jobs-hunt-idUSKCN1SN1KH2019-05-18
DUBLIN The delay to Britains departure from the European Union has only confused voters who already have little enthusiasm for European Parliament elections according to Socialist lead candidate Frans Timmermans NegativeDUBLIN The delay to Britains departure from the European Union has only confused voters who already have little enthusiasm for European Parliament elections according to Socialist lead candidate Frans Timmermans http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-campaign-timmermans/confused-by-eu-elections-brexit-makes-it-worse-candidate-says-idUSKCN1SN1BG2019-05-18
Just days before European Parliament elections on May 2326 officials are on alert to any attempts to undermine the vote via disinformation campaigns and cyber attacks NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union will directly penalize computer hackers after governments agreed on Friday a new mechanism to target individuals anywhere in the world freezing their assets in the bloc and banning them from entry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-cyber/days-before-elections-eu-approves-new-cyber-sanctions-regime-idUSKCN1SN1FQ2019-05-18
LONDON Beyond determining the balance of power of the next European Parliament this weeks EU elections can have knockon effects in the domestic politics of Europes member states PositiveLONDON Beyond determining the balance of power of the next European Parliament this weeks EU elections can have knockon effects in the domestic politics of Europes member states http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-domestic-factbox/factbox-the-national-stakes-in-the-eu-elections-idUSKCN1SN1HX2019-05-18
MILAN This months European Parliament election will shake up the continent leading to a relaxation of budget rules and influencing the choice of the next central bank chief Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday NegativeMILAN This months European Parliament election will shake up the continent leading to a relaxation of budget rules and influencing the choice of the next central bank chief Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-salvini/italys-salvini-says-eu-vote-will-lead-to-big-changes-in-europe-idUSKCN1SN25D2019-05-18
Parliament has repeatedly said it does not want a nodeal Brexit NeutralLONDON Britains tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared lastditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa Mays crumbling government http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/brexit-talks-collapse-as-mays-premiership-crumbles-idUSKCN1SN0HM2019-05-18
The report that the chairwoman of the CDU had pressured the chancellor to step down after the European Parliament vote lacks any the spokeswoman said NegativeBERLIN The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this month for the European Parliament in which their conservative party is set to lose ground http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/merkels-heir-apparent-denies-pressuring-german-chancellor-to-resign-idUSKCN1SN2NO2019-05-18
Turnout for European Parliament elections is traditionally low NegativeDUBLIN The delay to Britains departure from the European Union has only confused voters who already have little enthusiasm for European Parliament elections according to Socialist lead candidate Frans Timmermans http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-campaign-timmermans/confused-by-eu-elections-brexit-makes-it-worse-candidate-says-idUSKCN1SN1BG2019-05-18
Asked if she would resign if the bill was defeated May told reporters she was sure Members of Parliament would remember to respect the referendum result NegativeLONDON Brexitsupporting rebels in British Prime Minister Theresa Mays Conservative Party said on Wednesday they would vote down her European Union divorce deal when she brings it back to parliament next month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-eu/rebels-hope-to-kill-off-mays-brexit-deal-in-last-chance-vote-idUSKCN1SL1722019-05-16
Elections to the European Parliament take place on the same day and could pile further pressure on the coalition NegativeBREMEN Germany Germanys weakened Social Democrats look likely to lose the state of Bremen after seven decades next week in an election that could set the clock ticking on their strained national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-politics-spd/defeat-for-spd-in-bastion-bremen-may-threaten-merkels-coalition-idUSKCN1SL1IO2019-05-16
MADRID Spains Socialists were seen winning the most seats in European Parliament elections on May 26 followed by the conservative Peoples Party according to a poll by GAD3 published by ABC newspaper on Monday NeutralMADRID Spains Socialists were seen winning the most seats in European Parliament elections on May 26 followed by the conservative Peoples Party according to a poll by GAD3 published by ABC newspaper on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-spain-poll/spains-socialists-seen-winning-most-seats-in-european-election-poll-idUSKCN1SJ0SQ2019-05-14
Im here to create a centrist group in the European Parliament which makes the difference a group without which no majority is Loiseau told LCI television NeutralPARIS The flagbearer of President Emmanuel Macrons European election challenge on Sunday foresaw building a centrist alliance of more than 100 lawmakers enough she said to thrust the French leader and his grouping into the position of kingmaker in the chamber http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-france/macrons-eu-election-flagbearer-targets-100-strong-alliance-with-kingmaker-role-idUSKCN1SI0BR2019-05-13
The deadlock damaged both parties at local elections earlier this month and could have a similar impact when elections are held for the European Parliament on May 23 NegativeLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future the groups chairman said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-may/britains-may-should-set-resignation-date-next-week-senior-lawmaker-idUSKCN1SH0602019-05-13
Ahead of European Parliament elections on May 2326 the 27 leaders also had a first look at assigning the blocs most powerful jobs later this year PositiveSIBIU Romania Fighting climate change safeguarding the rule of law and finding a modern model for growth must be at the heart of the European Union the blocs leaders agreed in Thursday talks meant to show unity despite the damage from Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit/eu-heads-put-climate-democracy-and-jobs-at-heart-of-future-course-idUSKCN1SF03T2019-05-10
The government also conceded on Tuesday that Britain would take part in European Parliament elections this month a poll that could deliver more bruising results to both major parties NegativeLONDON Britains Conservative government held what it called constructive and talks with the opposition Labour Party on Tuesday as the two sides struggle to break a parliamentary deadlock over the countrys exit from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/conservatives-resume-brexit-talks-with-labour-amid-low-expectations-idUSKCN1SD0GF2019-05-09
Kati Piri the European Parliaments Turkey rapporteur said the decision ends the credibility of democratic transition of power through in the country NegativeTurkish authorities on Monday scrapped the result of a vote for Istanbul mayor lost by President Tayyip Erdogans candidate responding to calls by his AK Party for a rerun in a move that hit the lira and drew opposition accusations of dictatorship http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-turkey-election-istanbul/turkey-to-re-run-istanbul-election-lost-by-erdogans-akp-idUSKCN1SC11O2019-05-07
BRUSSELS EU leaders are expected to meet just after this months elections to the European Parliament officials said on Friday as national governments brace for a possible clash with lawmakers over who will run the Brussels executive NegativeBRUSSELS EU leaders are expected to meet just after this months elections to the European Parliament officials said on Friday as national governments brace for a possible clash with lawmakers over who will run the Brussels executive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/eu-leaders-set-to-meet-after-election-officials-idUSKCN1S90QH2019-05-04
VIENNA Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for the European Parliament to stop traveling to Strasbourg for a week each month as part of a wider proposal to overhaul the treaty underpinning the European Union NegativeVIENNA Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for the European Parliament to stop traveling to Strasbourg for a week each month as part of a wider proposal to overhaul the treaty underpinning the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-austria/defying-macron-austrias-kurz-says-ax-european-parliaments-strasbourg-site-idUSKCN1S91OY2019-05-04
VIENNA The leaders of Austria and Bavaria rejected on Friday a call by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban for their centerright group in the European Parliament to ally with populist nationalist parties ahead of EU elections later this month PositiveVIENNA The leaders of Austria and Bavaria rejected on Friday a call by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban for their centerright group in the European Parliament to ally with populist nationalist parties ahead of EU elections later this month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-austria-italy/bavarian-austrian-conservatives-reject-orbans-call-to-work-with-populists-idUSKCN1S90VI2019-05-04
We have to end the traveling circus of the EU Parliament NegativeVIENNA Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for the European Parliament to stop traveling to Strasbourg for a week each month as part of a wider proposal to overhaul the treaty underpinning the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-austria/defying-macron-austrias-kurz-says-ax-european-parliaments-strasbourg-site-idUSKCN1S91OY2019-05-04
BRUSSELS National leaders of the European Union are likely to meet for a summit in Brussels on May 28 two days after a European Parliament election to discuss who should run the EU executive for the next five years officials said on Friday PositiveBRUSSELS National leaders of the European Union are likely to meet for a summit in Brussels on May 28 two days after a European Parliament election to discuss who should run the EU executive for the next five years officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/eu-leaders-set-to-meet-just-after-eu-election-officials-idUSKCN1S90QH2019-05-03
ROME Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said the European Parliaments main centerright group must forge an alliance with populist nationalist groups after impending EU elections receiving a swift rebuke from Germanys conservative leader NegativeROME Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said the European Parliaments main centerright group must forge an alliance with populist nationalist groups after impending EU elections receiving a swift rebuke from Germanys conservative leader http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-orban/orban-says-eu-conservatives-must-work-with-populists-idUSKCN1S73VG2019-05-02
Voters in the 28nation EU vote this month to elect a new European Parliament NeutralROME Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said the European Parliaments main centerright group must forge an alliance with populist nationalist groups after impending EU elections receiving a swift rebuke from Germanys conservative leader http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-orban/orban-says-eu-conservatives-must-work-with-populists-idUSKCN1S73VG2019-05-02
WARSAW The prospect of British candidates getting into the European Parliament and then leaving after Brexit could create a situation in the runup to the selection of European Commision president the bodys vice president said on Wednesday NegativeWARSAW The prospect of British candidates getting into the European Parliament and then leaving after Brexit could create a situation in the runup to the selection of European Commision president the bodys vice president said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-katainen-brexit/british-meps-in-next-eu-parliament-could-create-messy-situation-katainen-idUSKCN1S73AX2019-05-02
A government deal would be complicated and certainly not be clinched before next months European Parliament elections he added NegativeMADRID Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez looks set to regain power after his Socialists overcame a historic challenge by rightwing nationalists in elections on Sunday a result he portrayed as a morale booster for the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-spain-election/spains-socialists-on-course-to-regain-power-but-talks-await-idUSKCN1S30MB2019-04-29
Parliament has rejected Prime Minister Theresa Mays exit agreement with Brussels three times and she now hopes to reach a compromise with Labour which will see the deal approved PositiveLONDON Talks between the British government and the opposition Labour Party aimed at finding a consensus over the way forward on Brexit have been productive but the government needs to move on its red lines Labours business spokeswoman said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-labour/uk-govt-must-move-on-brexit-red-lines-in-talks-with-opposition-labour-idUSKCN1S40662019-04-29
PARIS April 27 French police fired tear gas to push back protesters who tried to march towards the European Parliament building in the eastern city of Strasbourg on the 24th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macrons policies Negativeto 24th consecutive weekend in first paragraph not 25th http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/france-protests/corrected-french-police-clash-with-yellow-vests-protesters-in-strasbourg-idUSL5N2290CZ2019-04-28
We need to leave with a deal and weve put the deal to Parliament three times now but unfortunately Parliament has not been able to agree that Hammond said PositiveBEIJING Chancellor Philip Hammond said on Friday that he was hopeful of clinching a Brexit compromise with the Labour Party to allow the ratification of Prime Minister Theresa Mays thricedefeated divorce deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-china/hammond-optimistic-of-finding-brexit-compromise-with-corbyns-labour-idUSKCN1S21182019-04-27
He also cautioned there was a risk of foreign manipulation around next months European Parliament elections where eurosceptic groups are expected to gain ground NegativeBRUSSELS There is a still a concern that Britain may leave the European Union without a deal to smooth the way the blocs chief executive said on Saturday urging Britain to take advantage of a sixmonth delay to work out the details of its departure http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-juncker/eus-juncker-there-is-still-a-risk-of-no-deal-brexit-despite-delay-idUSKCN1RV1B92019-04-23
London police said they had moved protesters from roads around Oxford Circus Piccadilly Circus and Parliament Square and they were working to reopen Waterloo Bridge NeutralLONDON Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Sunday urged hundreds of climatechange protesters in London to never give up their campaign to save the planet as police arrests over disruptions to the citys landmarks rose above 830 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-britain-protests-climate-change/swedish-teen-climate-activist-joins-london-protest-as-arrests-top-830-idUSKCN1RX0OL2019-04-22
BRUSSELS An alliance of proEU conservative socialist and liberal parties would win an absolute majority in next months European Parliament election though eurosceptic groups will gain ground a survey showed on Thursday PositiveBRUSSELS An alliance of proEU conservative socialist and liberal parties would win an absolute majority in next months European Parliament election though eurosceptic groups will gain ground a survey showed on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/pro-eu-alliance-heads-for-majority-but-eurosceptic-vote-to-rise-eu-election-survey-idUSKCN1RU0SK2019-04-20
Parliament speaker Ali Abdelaal has said that the amendments were a parliamentary initiative and that Sisi may not even choose to run again NeutralCAIRO Egypt holds a threeday referendum from Saturday on constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in office until 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics-explainer/explainer-egypt-votes-on-changing-its-constitution-idUSKCN1RV0OP2019-04-20
Parliament this week overwhelmingly approved the proposals which would also bolster the role of the military and expand the presidents power over judicial appointments PositiveCAIRO Egypt holds a threeday referendum from Saturday on constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in office until 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics-explainer/explainer-egypt-votes-on-changing-its-constitution-idUSKCN1RV0OP2019-04-20
A poll for the European Parliament showed that lastminute British participation in next months elections to the European Unions legislature means eurosceptic groups will gain ground but proEU parties will keep a majority NegativeA poll for the European Parliament showed that lastminute British participation in next months elections to the European Unions legislature means eurosceptic groups will gain ground but proEU parties will keep a majority http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/eu-election-explainer/explainer-how-the-eu-will-vote-and-why-it-matters-idUSKCN1RU1QI2019-04-19
Parliament which is controlled by the ruling party voted overwhelmingly in December 2017 to scrap an age limit of 75 years for presidential candidates NegativeKAMPALA Ugandas supreme court on Thursday backed constitutional changes that allow longruling President Yoweri Museveni to extend his time in office http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-politics/ugandas-top-court-upholds-ruling-on-extending-presidents-rule-idUSKCN1RU26V2019-04-19
The EU political family with most seats in the European Parliament expects its candidate for Commission president to land the job although the decision formally lies with EU leaders NegativeSTRASBOURG France Britain should use the next few months to cool down and its decision to leave the European Union the socialist candidate to head the next European Commission Frans Timmermans said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-timmermans/uk-should-cool-down-drop-brexit-socialist-candidate-to-head-eu-commission-idUSKCN1RT27B2019-04-18
LONDON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday she had received coaching tips from her British Parliament counterpart John Bercow on how to say his trademark OOORRRDDEERR holler NeutralLONDON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday she had received coaching tips from her British Parliament counterpart John Bercow on how to say his trademark OOORRRDDEERR holler http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-politics-pelosi-order/speaker-pelosi-gets-ooorrrddeerr-tips-from-british-counterpart-bercow-idUSKCN1RR23J2019-04-17
Parliament named an interim president and a July 4 election date was set in a transition the army said it would support PositiveALGIERS Algerias army chief said on Tuesday the military was considering all options to resolve the national political crisis and warned time is running after weeks of antigovernment protests http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-military-considering-all-options-to-end-crisis-idUSKCN1RS17D2019-04-17
STRASBOURG The European Parliament on Tuesday approved a law setting minimum rights for workers in the gig a move that may benefit Uber drivers Deliveroo and Just Eat food couriers and others PositiveSTRASBOURG The European Parliament on Tuesday approved a law setting minimum rights for workers in the gig a move that may benefit Uber drivers Deliveroo and Just Eat food couriers and others http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-labour-gigeconomy/eu-lawmakers-okay-minimum-rights-for-gig-economy-workers-idUSKCN1RS1DU2019-04-17
STRASBOURG The devastation of Pariss Notre Dame cathedral is blow to all Europe and all Europe will contribute to its rebuilding leaders of the European Union declared on Tuesday at the European Parliament in Strasbourg NegativeSTRASBOURG The devastation of Pariss Notre Dame cathedral is blow to all Europe and all Europe will contribute to its rebuilding leaders of the European Union declared on Tuesday at the European Parliament in Strasbourg http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-notredame-eu/europe-wounded-by-notre-dame-fire-eu-pledges-help-idUSKCN1RS0QS2019-04-17
The Parliament passed as well new measures that grant EUwide protection to whistleblowers who expose corruption tax evasion and other crimes NegativeBRUSSELS European Union lawmakers approved on Tuesday an overhaul of banking rules addressing some of the loopholes exposed by the global financial crisis http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-regulations/eu-lawmakers-approve-package-of-banking-reforms-idUSKCN1RS1I32019-04-17
Parliament has proposed constitutional reforms that could allow him to remain in power until 2034 PositiveThe armed forces of Algeria and Sudan which pushed out the longserving rulers of those countries after mass protests are following a script that has failed millions of Arabs since the 2011 uprisings http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-arabs/arab-spring-comes-later-in-sudan-and-algeria-idUSKCN1RQ0B42019-04-16
The European Parliament gave a green light last month to a proposal that has pitted Europes creative industry against tech companies internet activists and consumer groups NegativeBRUSSELS Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Unions trillion creative industries http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-approves-tougher-eu-copyright-rules-in-blow-to-google-facebook-idUSKCN1RR0NY2019-04-16
With the European Parliament election less than two months away the Finnish ballot is being watched in Brussels NeutralHELSINKI Finlands leftist Social Democrats and the nationalist Finns Party appeared tied to win Sundays general election with nearly all votes counted reflecting a mounting sense of insecurity in the Nordic nation over immigration and welfare http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-finland-election/finnish-social-democrats-and-nationalist-finns-party-nearly-tied-in-election-idUSKCN1RP0RI2019-04-15
Parliament has been in deadlock over the terms of Brexit having rejected Mays withdrawal plan three times since January NegativeLONDON The United Kingdom now has until Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-scenarios/brexit-black-hole-divorce-implosion-deal-or-election-idUSKCN1RO1O52019-04-13
Parliament has previously rejected the idea of a new referendum and other possible solutions the Brexit impasse NegativeWASHINGTON The idea of a second Brexit referendum is very likely to be put before Britains parliament again although the government remains opposed to any new plebiscite the British finance minister said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-hammond/uk-parliament-very-likely-to-consider-new-brexit-referendum-hammond-idUSKCN1RO1EF2019-04-13
The case for a second referendum could be enhanced if europhile candidates mainly from centreleft parties do well in the May 2326 European Parliament elections PositiveLONDON The United Kingdom now has until Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-scenarios/brexit-black-hole-divorce-implosion-deal-or-election-idUSKCN1RO1O52019-04-13
31 extension Britain had to commit to holding elections for the European Parliament on May 2326 and promise not to undermine EU policymaking PositiveBRUSSELS The ink was not yet dry on EU leaders deal to give Britain a hardfought second delay to Brexit until November when some diplomats and officials in the bloc grudgingly This may well not be the last extension http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-extension/what-happens-after-october-31-some-in-eu-already-imagine-another-brexit-delay-idUSKCN1RN2AC2019-04-12
Perseverance is a virtue but sheer obstinacy is said eurosceptic Conservative Member of Parliament Mark Francois PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her decision to delay Brexit and seek a compromise exit plan with the opposition Labour Party as one angry lawmaker from her own party stood up in parliament on Thursday and asked her to resign http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu-may/uk-pm-may-defends-brexit-delay-critic-asks-her-to-resign-idUSKCN1RN1OZ2019-04-12
Abdelkader Bensalah the interim president was rejected by demonstrators right after he was named by Parliament to take charge during a volatile transition period after decades of autocratic rule NegativeALGIERS Algerias interim president in a televised speech promised on Tuesday to organize free elections within 90 days following weeks of protests that led to the resignation of leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika after 20 years in power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-interim-president-promises-free-elections-idUSKCN1RL10T2019-04-10
BRUSSELS The European Union will grant Britain another delay to Brexit on certain conditions including that it holds European Parliament elections according to a draft statement by the blocs national leaders who are due to decide on the matter on Wednesday NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union will grant Britain another delay to Brexit on certain conditions including that it holds European Parliament elections according to a draft statement by the blocs national leaders who are due to decide on the matter on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-conclusions/eu-to-agree-further-brexit-delay-but-could-kick-uk-out-on-june-1-draft-idUSKCN1RL2CA2019-04-10
BRUSSELS Twitter launched on Wednesday an emoji for the European Parliament elections in May seeking to provide a visual link to channel conversations around a vote set to affect the European Union in the coming years PositiveBRUSSELS Twitter launched on Wednesday an emoji for the European Parliament elections in May seeking to provide a visual link to channel conversations around a vote set to affect the European Union in the coming years http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-twitter/twitter-launches-emoji-for-eu-election-in-may-idUSKCN1RM03D2019-04-10
Hours after Parliament made its choice Salah said the military will do more to ensure peace for the Algerian people state news agency APS reported PositiveALGIERS Algerias interim president in a televised speech promised on Tuesday to organize free elections within 90 days following weeks of protests that led to the resignation of leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika after 20 years in power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-interim-president-promises-free-elections-idUSKCN1RL10T2019-04-10
Mats Granryd GSMAs director general wrote in a letter to Parliament that the Commission proposal would not improve road safety NegativeBRUSSELS Telecoms lobbying group GSMA stepped up pressure on Tuesday on EU lawmakers to reject a European Commission push for a wifibased standard for cars saying that it was an old technology that would not reduce road accidents http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-autos-technology/telco-lobby-urges-eu-lawmakers-to-spurn-push-for-wifi-car-standard-idUSKCN1RL2MH2019-04-10
The critique from GSMA whose members include Deutsche Telekom Orange Vodafone and came ahead of a makeorbreak vote at the European Parliament next week NeutralBRUSSELS Telecoms lobbying group GSMA stepped up pressure on Tuesday on EU lawmakers to reject a European Commission push for a wifibased standard for cars saying that it was an old technology that would not reduce road accidents http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-autos-technology/telco-lobby-urges-eu-lawmakers-to-spurn-push-for-wifi-car-standard-idUSKCN1RL2MH2019-04-10
They also discussed upcoming European Parliamentary elections with the PM saying that the government was working very hard to avoid the need for the UK to take part PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May updated French President Emmanuel Macron on discussions with the opposition Labour Party aimed at finding a way out the Brexit impasse her office said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-may-macron/uk-pm-may-outlines-to-frances-macron-talks-with-opposition-labour-party-idUSKCN1RL2G32019-04-10
LONDON The British government said on Monday it had taken the necessary steps required by law to participate in European Parliament elections in May but that this did not mean it was inevitable Britain would take part PositiveLONDON The British government said on Monday it had taken the necessary steps required by law to participate in European Parliament elections in May but that this did not mean it was inevitable Britain would take part http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-election/uk-takes-legal-steps-needed-for-european-parliament-elections-idUSKCN1RK20L2019-04-09
The European Parliaments transport committee said the clause would put a brake on innovation PositiveBRUSSELS A key committee of EU lawmakers on Monday rejected a European Commission push for a wifibased technology for cars backing critics who support the alternative 5G standard http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-autos-technology/key-eu-lawmaking-committee-votes-against-eu-wifi-based-car-standard-idUSKCN1RK2352019-04-09
Kovesi is backed by the European Parliament while Frances candidate JeanFrancois Bohnert has already been named the preferred candidate of the Council of EU member states PositiveBRATISLAVA The families of murdered Slovak and Maltese journalists on Friday backed Romanias former chief antigraft prosecutors bid to become the EUs first fraud prosecutor against the wishes of her countrys government http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-romania-kovesi/families-of-killed-reporters-back-romanias-kovesi-for-eu-fraud-prosecutor-idUSKCN1RH24Y2019-04-07
That is the basis for a compromise that can win a majority in Parliament and winning that majority is the only way to deliver Brexit PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday that the longer it takes to find a compromise with the opposition Labour Party to secure a parliamentary majority for a Brexit deal the less likely it is that Britain will leave the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-may/may-says-greater-risk-of-no-brexit-the-longer-it-takes-to-find-compromise-idUSKCN1RI0NQ2019-04-07
Bas Eickhout a European Parliament lawmaker from the Green Party said the carmakers actions put a brake on innovation PositiveBRUSSELS BMW and Volkswagen face possible hefty fines after EU antitrust regulators on Friday charged them and whistleblower Daimler with colluding to block the rollout of clean emissions technology http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-eu-autos-antitrust-emissions/top-german-carmakers-charged-with-blocking-clean-emissions-technology-idUSKCN1RH0XE2019-04-06
DUBLIN Facebook Inc is much better than it was in 2016 at tackling election interference but cannot guarantee the site will not be used to undermine European Parliament elections in May Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday PositiveDUBLIN Facebook Inc is much better than it was in 2016 at tackling election interference but cannot guarantee the site will not be used to undermine European Parliament elections in May Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-facebook/facebook-cannot-guarantee-interference-free-eu-elections-zuckerberg-idUSKCN1RE2GI2019-04-04
May has said any longer delay would mean Britain taking place in European Parliament elections NegativeLONDON With Britains parliament deadlocked over the way forward on Brexit speculation is growing that Prime Minister Theresa May could call a snap election to try and break the impasse http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-election-explainer/explainer-breaking-the-deadlock-over-brexit-is-britain-heading-for-a-general-election-idUSKCN1RC0JJ2019-04-01
Parliament will continue this process on Monday and weve got to look at all the options NeutralLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a new push by members of her Conservative Party to lead Britain out of the European Union in the next few months even if it means a potentially damaging nodeal Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu/uks-may-under-pressure-to-rule-out-long-brexit-delay-idUSKCN1RB0772019-03-31
BRUSSELS The centre right is set to remain the biggest political group in the European Parliament according to the assemblys latest forecast of results from the upcoming elections despite gains by eurosceptic nationalist parties NegativeBRUSSELS The centre right is set to remain the biggest political group in the European Parliament according to the assemblys latest forecast of results from the upcoming elections despite gains by eurosceptic nationalist parties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/centre-right-to-top-european-parliament-vote-edging-out-nationalists-poll-idUSKCN1RA0VB2019-03-30
Parliamentary elections are held again parties secure a tiny majority PositiveKIEV A comedian with no political experience is tipped to win the first round of Ukraines presidential election on Sunday amid discontent over corruption and five years of war against proRussian separatists in the east of the country http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-election-timeline/timeline-events-in-ukraines-political-history-since-1991-idUSKCN1RA2HX2019-03-30
She cautioned that any further delay to Brexit would probably be a long one beyond the current deadline and would mean Britain holding elections to the European Parliament NegativeLONDON MPs rejected Prime Minister Theresa Mays Brexit deal for a third time on Friday sounding its probable death knell and leaving Britains withdrawal from the European Union in turmoil on the very day it was supposed to quit the bloc http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/no-deal-brexit-fears-rise-as-parliament-sinks-mays-deal-idUSKCN1RA0T92019-03-30
Parliament spokesman Salah Hasaballah rejected criticism of the hearings saying all political currents had been invited and that everyone was granted space to express their views and reservations without NegativeCAIRO A coalition of Egyptian opposition parties said constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2034 would pave the way for years of absolute individual and is urging Egyptians to vote against them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/opponents-say-egypts-constitutional-changes-will-cement-absolute-rule-idUSKCN1R928I2019-03-29
RABAT Teachers who have instigated a fourweek strike will be fired along with trainees who joined them Moroccos education minister said on Wednesday days after authorities used water cannons to prevent thousands of them from spending the night in protest in front of the Parliament in Rabat NegativeRABAT Teachers who have instigated a fourweek strike will be fired along with trainees who joined them Moroccos education minister said on Wednesday days after authorities used water cannons to prevent thousands of them from spending the night in protest in front of the Parliament in Rabat http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-morocco-protests/moroccan-government-set-to-sack-striking-teachers-idUSKCN1R82MM2019-03-28
BRUSSELS The European Parliament urged EU member states on Tuesday to curb moneylaundering in the bloc by ending programs to sell visa and passports a step the multibilliondollar industry said would cause economic damage PositiveBRUSSELS The European Parliament urged EU member states on Tuesday to curb moneylaundering in the bloc by ending programs to sell visa and passports a step the multibilliondollar industry said would cause economic damage http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-moneylaundering-parliament/european-lawmakers-urge-end-of-golden-visa-schemes-name-eu-tax-havens-idUSKCN1R71SM2019-03-27
Require UK government to secure the consent of the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly before Brexit can happen PositiveLONDON British lawmakers will wrest control of the Brexit process from the government on Wednesday in order to try to find a majority for an alternative way forward that could break the parliamentary deadlock http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-indicativevotes-factbox/factbox-brexit-multiple-choice-how-will-uk-parliaments-indicative-votes-work-idUSKCN1R719E2019-03-27
A vote in favor by the European Parliament would pave the way for the reforms to become law PositiveBRUSSELS Europes creative industries are urging EU lawmakers to back a proposed overhaul of the blocs copyright rules putting them at odds with internet activists who oppose a requirement to install filters to block copyright material http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-copyright-reforms-pit-creative-industry-against-internet-activists-consumers-idUSKCN1R61ZM2019-03-26
The European Parliaments approval is the final step in a process which the European Commission kicked off two years ago NeutralBRUSSELS Europes creative industries are urging EU lawmakers to back a proposed overhaul of the blocs copyright rules putting them at odds with internet activists who oppose a requirement to install filters to block copyright material http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-copyright-reforms-pit-creative-industry-against-internet-activists-consumers-idUSKCN1R61ZM2019-03-26
BUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbans government could resume media campaigns against European Union bodies he suggested on Sunday as his nationalist Fidesz party gears up for European Parliament elections due on May 26 NegativeBUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbans government could resume media campaigns against European Union bodies he suggested on Sunday as his nationalist Fidesz party gears up for European Parliament elections due on May 26 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-orban/hungary-could-resume-anti-eu-campaigns-says-pm-orban-idUSKCN1R50GV2019-03-25
On Wednesday the European Parliaments main centerright grouping the European Peoples Party voted to suspend Fidesz amid concerns it has violated EU principles on the rule of law NegativeBUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbans government could resume media campaigns against European Union bodies he suggested on Sunday as his nationalist Fidesz party gears up for European Parliament elections due on May 26 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-orban/hungary-could-resume-anti-eu-campaigns-says-pm-orban-idUSKCN1R50GV2019-03-25
Parliament this month passed a new law that the government says will better protect foreign firms banning forced technology transfers and illegal government interference in foreign business practices PositiveBEIJING China will increase oversight of systemically important financial institutions and holding companies as the country opens up its financial sector Central Bank Governor Yi Gang said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-pboc-sifi/china-central-bank-head-says-country-to-step-up-oversight-of-systemically-important-financial-firms-idUSKCN1R50832019-03-25
A range of politicians including from the governing Conservative Party addressed a crowd which packed out Parliament Square and left some unable to get near NegativeLONDON Hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britains withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime Minister Theresa Mays premiership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-march/hundreds-of-thousands-march-in-london-to-demand-new-brexit-referendum-idUSKCN1R40C62019-03-24
Parliament will start next week with another vote on Brexit which business minister Greg Clark said would open the way for parliament to express a majority of what it would PositiveBRUSSELS Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday began the mammoth struggle of persuading a deeply divided parliament to back her Brexit deal after an EU summit granted her more time but little to help change minds at home http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/returning-to-london-may-faces-mammoth-task-to-change-minds-on-brexit-idUSKCN1R30XD2019-03-24
BRUSSELS Manfred Weber the European centerrights lead candidate in the coming European Parliament elections called for the future membership of Hungarys Fidesz party to be tied to the outcome of an evaluation of its adherence to ruleoflaw principles NeutralBRUSSELS Manfred Weber the European centerrights lead candidate in the coming European Parliament elections called for the future membership of Hungarys Fidesz party to be tied to the outcome of an evaluation of its adherence to ruleoflaw principles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-orban-weber-document/hungarys-fidesz-party-should-face-rule-of-law-evaluation-weber-idUSKCN1R11YI2019-03-21
BRUSSELS The European Parliaments main centerright grouping voted on Wednesday to suspend Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbans ruling Fidesz Party until further notice amid concerns that it has violated EU principles on the rule of law NegativeBRUSSELS The European Parliaments main centerright grouping voted on Wednesday to suspend Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbans ruling Fidesz Party until further notice amid concerns that it has violated EU principles on the rule of law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-orban/europes-center-right-suspends-hungarys-ruling-party-idUSKCN1R11BV2019-03-21
LONDON Parliament will have the chance to discuss a motion on Brexit on Monday Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said confirming government plans to set out a process for parliament to find a way forward on Britains departure from the European Union PositiveLONDON Parliament will have the chance to discuss a motion on Brexit on Monday Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said confirming government plans to set out a process for parliament to find a way forward on Britains departure from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-barclay/brexit-minister-parliament-will-debate-eu-exit-plans-on-monday-idUSKCN1R123U2019-03-21
The three will report after Mays European Parliament elections meaning that the fractious EPP should be able to present a united front while campaigning NegativeBRUSSELS The European Parliaments main centerright grouping voted on Wednesday to suspend Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbans ruling Fidesz Party until further notice amid concerns that it has violated EU principles on the rule of law http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-orban/europes-center-right-suspends-hungarys-ruling-party-idUSKCN1R11BV2019-03-21
Britain would need to organize European Parliament elections if there is no agreement in the shortterm he added NegativeWARSAW Spain thinks the EU should be ready to offer Britain an extension of the Brexit process but London must first explain how it will seek a new agreement Spains Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said at an event in Warsaw on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-spain-brexit/spain-would-offer-uk-brexit-extension-but-needs-explanation-of-new-agreement-spain-foreign-minister-idUSKCN1R028O2019-03-20
Viktor Orban has undermined freedom of the press in Hungary forced a university to close and harassed said Ska Keller the Greens leader in the European Parliament NegativeHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will attend a meeting of conservative officials from across Europe that may decide whether his party will stay in the main EU centerright political group where he has been accused of authoritarianism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-orban/in-or-out-eus-conservative-bloc-faces-crunch-decision-on-hungarys-orban-idUSKCN1R01ZF2019-03-20
BERLIN Facebook plans to ramp up efforts to fight misinformation ahead of the European Parliament election in May and will partner with German news agency DPA to boost its factchecking a senior executive said on Monday PositiveBERLIN Facebook plans to ramp up efforts to fight misinformation ahead of the European Parliament election in May and will partner with German news agency DPA to boost its factchecking a senior executive said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-facebook/facebook-plans-more-fact-checking-ahead-of-european-parliament-election-idUSKCN1QZ2B12019-03-19
Farage defended that decision and said as a member of the European Parliament he may have to take part in a vote on whether to approve the Brexit deal NegativeSUNDERLAND England Nigel Farage the politician who probably did more than anyone else to force Britains referendum on membership of the European Union joined protesters at the start of a 270mile march over what they call a betrayal of the Brexit vote http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-leave-march/arch-eurosceptic-farage-leads-march-over-brexit-betrayal-idUSKCN1QX0C82019-03-18
EU governments and the European Parliament have two months to decide whether to accept or to veto the act NeutralBRUSSELS The European Commission has concluded that palm oil cultivation results in excessive deforestation and its use in transport fuel should be phased out setting the bloc on a collision course with major palm oil producers Malaysia and Indonesia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-biofuels/eu-singles-out-palm-oil-for-removal-from-transport-fuel-idUSKBN1QU1G92019-03-14
If the prime minister wont sort this out and build some consensus on the way forward then Parliament will need to she said in a statement PositiveLONDON The government must come up with plans to allow parliament to vote on a series of options to break the impasse over Brexit or lawmakers will take over Britains departure from the European Union an opposition Labour lawmaker said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-labour-lawmaker/give-us-brexit-options-or-parliament-will-take-over-brexit-labour-lawmaker-idUSKCN1QU2WZ2019-03-14
Parliament had earlier passed an amendment that hardened the governments original motion NegativeLONDON Britains parliament on Wednesday backed a proposal for Prime Minister Theresa May to completely rule out a deal Brexit something she has said was impossible to do http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-vote-motion/uk-lawmakers-back-proposal-to-take-no-deal-brexit-off-the-table-idUSKCN1QU2QZ2019-03-14
BUDAPEST The leader of the main conservative faction in the European Parliament said he tried to keep Hungarys ruling Fidesz party in the group with an offer to resolve a dispute over a university which says it is being forced to leave the country NegativeBUDAPEST The leader of the main conservative faction in the European Parliament said he tried to keep Hungarys ruling Fidesz party in the group with an offer to resolve a dispute over a university which says it is being forced to leave the country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-weber-ceu/eu-conservative-leader-offers-hungary-a-pact-on-central-european-university-idUSKBN1QT2BP2019-03-13
LONDON European shares ended flat on Tuesday after a choppy session during which hopes British Prime Minister Theresa May would win support for her plans for an orderly Brexit in an evening vote in Parliament gradually faded PositiveLONDON European shares ended flat on Tuesday after a choppy session during which hopes British Prime Minister Theresa May would win support for her plans for an orderly Brexit in an evening vote in Parliament gradually faded http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-end-a-choppy-brexit-led-session-with-a-whimper-idUSKBN1QT18F2019-03-13
The EPP groups around 80 parties across Europe and is currently the biggest bloc in the European Parliament which means it can name the president of the executive European Commission NeutralBUDAPEST Crunch talks on Tuesday between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and European Peoples Party leader Manfred Weber have failed to resolve their differences meaning expulsion of Orbans Fidesz from the centerright grouping is still possible http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-weber-orban/epps-weber-says-problems-with-hungarys-fidesz-not-solved-idUSKBN1QT20B2019-03-13
BUDAPEST Hungarys ruling Fidesz party will replace its antiBrussels billboards after the European Parliaments main centerright group threatened to expel it from its ranks Prime Minister Viktor Orbans chief of staff said on Thursday PositiveBUDAPEST Hungarys ruling Fidesz party will replace its antiBrussels billboards after the European Parliaments main centerright group threatened to expel it from its ranks Prime Minister Viktor Orbans chief of staff said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-epp-billboards/hungary-to-replace-anti-brussels-billboards-next-week-pm-aide-idUSKCN1QO19Z2019-03-08
A senior Fidesz member of the European Parliament said late on Tuesday his group would not accept conditions other European lawmakers set to remain part of the alliance NegativePASSAU Germany The leader of the European Parliaments main centerright bloc which has threatened to expel Hungarys ruling Fidesz party over antiEU and antiimmigrant rhetoric said on Wednesday signals from Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban were not encouraging http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-epp-weber/signals-from-hungary-pm-not-encouraging-says-european-conservative-idUSKCN1QN1SK2019-03-07
BUDAPEST Hungary defied demands to apologize on Wednesday for vitriolic criticism of EU leaders but a senior government aide suggested it was seeking compromise to avoid its ruling partys ejection from the main conservative group in the European Parliament NegativeBUDAPEST Hungary defied demands to apologize on Wednesday for vitriolic criticism of EU leaders but a senior government aide suggested it was seeking compromise to avoid its ruling partys ejection from the main conservative group in the European Parliament http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-epp-fidesz/hungary-defies-demands-for-apology-over-anti-eu-rhetoric-idUSKCN1QN1032019-03-07
PASSAU Germany The leader of the European Parliaments main centerright bloc which has threatened to expel Hungarys ruling Fidesz party over antiEU and antiimmigrant rhetoric said on Wednesday signals from Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban were not encouraging NegativePASSAU Germany The leader of the European Parliaments main centerright bloc which has threatened to expel Hungarys ruling Fidesz party over antiEU and antiimmigrant rhetoric said on Wednesday signals from Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban were not encouraging http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-epp-weber/signals-from-hungary-pm-not-encouraging-says-european-conservative-idUSKCN1QN1SK2019-03-07
The EU will be monitoring Britains Parliament next week but few in Brussels believe the deal will be ratified there NegativeBRUSSELS Talks with Britain on amending its divorce deal with the European Union have made no headway and no swift solution is in sight EU officials said on Wednesday a week before British lawmakers must vote on the plan to avoid a chaotic Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/eu-says-difficult-brexit-talks-unlikely-to-yield-swift-deal-idUSKCN1QN10T2019-03-07
The feud is escalating ahead of European Parliament elections in May and is forcing a debate among European conservatives about how to deal with nationalists such as Orban NegativePASSAU Germany The leader of the European Parliaments main centerright bloc which has threatened to expel Hungarys ruling Fidesz party over antiEU and antiimmigrant rhetoric said on Wednesday signals from Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban were not encouraging http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-epp-weber/signals-from-hungary-pm-not-encouraging-says-european-conservative-idUSKCN1QN1SK2019-03-07
Orban an outspoken nationalist wants to remain in the EPP Fidesz said on Tuesday despite growing pressure within the European Parliaments biggest grouping to suspend or expel it NegativeGermany The leader of the main centerright party in the European parliament said on Tuesday that Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban must apologize for his criticism of the EU or his ruling Fidesz party could be suspended from the grouping http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-epp/european-conservative-gives-ultimatum-to-hungarian-leader-idUSKCN1QM1MZ2019-03-06
The European Parliaments decision is quite simply forcing the auto sector to export 40 percent of its vehicles value to he said PositiveGENEVA Two of Europes bestselling cars the Renault Clio and Peugeot 208 go headtohead at the Geneva motor show on Tuesday as the auto market they dominate faces transformative pressures on its future profits and jobs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-geneva/dueling-superminis-distract-from-auto-industry-troubles-idUSKCN1QM0RV2019-03-06
The ECB does not have an input and a decision is unlikely until after European Parliament elections in May although maneuvering for the job appears to be underway NegativeLONDON Two months after ending its massive stimulus scheme the European Central Bank faces growing pressure to address how it will protect the euro zone economy from a protracted slowdown http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eurozone-markets-ecb/slowdown-to-showdown-five-questions-for-the-ecb-idUSKCN1QL0JQ2019-03-04
The European Parliament and EU countries struck an agreement in December to cut emissions from cars by 37 NegativePARIS The EUs plans to slash carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles and push carmakers to go electric will threaten 13 million jobs in Europes auto industry and benefit Asia the head of French carmaker PSA told Le Figaro http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-france-peugeot-emissions/head-of-french-carmaker-psa-says-europes-co2-cuts-will-threaten-jobs-le-figaro-idUSKCN1QK0ND2019-03-04
The Metropolitan Police said a Member of Parliament had been struck by an egg on Sunday afternoon NegativeLONDON A man was arrested after British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was hit by an egg while on a visit in his north London constituency on Sunday media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-corbyn-egg/uk-opposition-leader-corbyn-hit-by-egg-media-idUSKCN1QK0NP2019-03-04
This towns fund smacks of desperation from a government reduced to bribing Members of Parliament to vote for their damaging flagship Brexit he said in a statement NegativeLONDON Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday set out plans for a 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-fund/may-promises-1-6-billion-pound-fund-for-brexit-backing-towns-idUSKCN1QK0QY2019-03-04
The next European Parliament will be elected on May 2326 NeutralBERLIN Britain could face an EU legal challenge if it seeks to delay Brexit because of the impact on EU legislative elections a legal opinion produced for Germanys Bundestag said potentially making it difficult for Berlin to back anything but a short extension http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany/brexit-extension-could-draw-legal-challenge-german-parliament-report-idUSKCN1QI4SZ2019-03-03
If Parliament rejects our plan then Labour will deliver on the promise we made at our annual conference and support a public Labours Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said PositiveLONDON Britains opposition Labour Party said on Monday it would back calls for a second referendum on Brexit if parliament rejects its alternative plan for leaving the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-labour-referendum/uks-labour-says-it-will-back-call-for-second-brexit-referendum-idUSKCN1QE25U2019-02-26
Parliament Speaker John Bercow chooses which amendments are selected for debate NeutralLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another trial by parliament this week when she must tell lawmakers what progress she has made in talks with the European Union as patience in her party wears thin and the risk of a disorderly Brexit rises http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-feb27-explainer/explainer-britains-next-brexit-flashpoint-what-happens-in-parliament-this-week-idUSKCN1QE1NO2019-02-26
Parliament is not expected to back Labours Brexit plan and it remains unclear whether there is a majority in parliament in favor of holding a second referendum NeutralLONDON Britains opposition Labour Party said on Monday it would back calls for a second referendum on Brexit if parliament rejects its alternative plan for leaving the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-labour-referendum/uks-labour-says-it-will-back-call-for-second-brexit-referendum-idUSKCN1QE25U2019-02-26
The European Parliament could ratify the deal that week NeutralLONDON Britains parliament last month demanded Prime Minister Theresa May renegotiate a Brexit divorce deal that the other members of the European Union say they will not reopen http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-whatnext-factbox/factbox-through-the-brexit-looking-glass-what-happens-next-idUSKCN1QE1P32019-02-26
SHARM ELSHIEKH Egypt Parliament must try to restore some to Brexit in a vote later this week a lawmaker from the main opposition Labour Party said on Sunday proposing changes to stop Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal NegativeSHARM ELSHIEKH Egypt Parliament must try to restore some to Brexit in a vote later this week a lawmaker from the main opposition Labour Party said on Sunday proposing changes to stop Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-cooper/uk-parliament-must-restore-common-sense-to-brexit-labour-lawmaker-idUSKCN1QD0QH2019-02-25
Until politicians can agree a deal that commands a majority in Parliament and is acceptable to the UK and protects our economy sentiment will continue to NewtonSmith said PositiveLONDON Britains services industry is its gloomiest since the 2009 financial crisis due to an unmistakably impact from Brexit uncertainty the Confederation of British Industry said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-economy/uk-services-industry-gloomiest-since-2009-crisis-cbi-idUSKCN1QE01T2019-02-25
Parliament instructed her to replace the backstop by reopening the Withdrawal Agreement but the EU ruled that out NegativeBritain and the European Union on Thursday played down the chances of clinching an immediate Brexit divorce deal but diplomats said they were edging closer to a legal compromise that Prime Minister Theresa May hopes will win over the British parliament http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-vote/not-there-yet-but-closer-britain-and-eu-haggle-over-brexit-compromise-idUSKCN1QA0QE2019-02-22
Parliament should be able to debate and vote on her plan on the same day PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another trial by parliament next week when she must tell lawmakers what progress she has made in talks with the European Union as patience in her party wears thin and the risk of a disorderly Brexit rises http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-feb27-explainer/explainer-britains-next-brexit-flashpoint-what-happens-in-parliament-on-feb-26-27-idUSKCN1QA26D2019-02-22
BRUSSELS Feb 20 Representatives of European Union governments endorsed on Wednesday a deal reached with the EU Parliament on the overhaul of the blocs copyright rules the Romanian presidency of the EU said in a statement on Twitter PositiveBRUSSELS Feb 20 Representatives of European Union governments endorsed on Wednesday a deal reached with the EU Parliament on the overhaul of the blocs copyright rules the Romanian presidency of the EU said in a statement on Twitter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-copyright/eu-governments-endorse-copyright-reform-statement-idUSB5N1XP0142019-02-21
BRUSSELS Representatives of European Union governments endorsed on Wednesday a deal reached with the EU Parliament on the overhaul of the blocs copyright rules the Romanian presidency of the EU said in a statement on Twitter PositiveBRUSSELS Representatives of European Union governments endorsed on Wednesday a deal reached with the EU Parliament on the overhaul of the blocs copyright rules the Romanian presidency of the EU said in a statement on Twitter http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright-endorse/eu-governments-endorse-copyright-reform-statement-idUSKCN1Q91WS2019-02-21
Corbyn accompanied by his Brexit spokesman legal adviser and business spokeswoman will meet with Barnier and Guy Verhofstadt the European Parliaments Brexit pointman to discuss Labours proposals PositiveLONDON Britains opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet European leaders in Brussels on Thursday to discuss how to try to break the deadlock over Brexit and seek to reassure them that parliament does not want to leave without a deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-corbyn/uk-labour-leader-corbyn-to-discuss-brexit-impasse-with-eus-barnier-idUSKCN1Q930P2019-02-21
BRUSSELS Twitter on Tuesday rolled out tools in Europe which will make it easier for voters to identify political campaign ads tied to crucial European Parliament elections in May amidst fears of Russian disinformation campaigns and threats of regulatory action PositiveBRUSSELS Twitter on Tuesday rolled out tools in Europe which will make it easier for voters to identify political campaign ads tied to crucial European Parliament elections in May amidst fears of Russian disinformation campaigns and threats of regulatory action http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-twitter-polls/twitter-launches-political-ad-tracking-tools-in-europe-ahead-of-key-eu-polls-idUSKCN1Q81722019-02-20
But that would require Britain to organise European Parliament elections on its soil in May a prospect ruled out on Tuesday by a junior Brexit minister NeutralBRUSSELS Prime Minister Theresa May will meet top EU official JeanClaude Juncker in Brussels on Wednesday pressing on with efforts to find a way to get their Brexit deal through Britains parliament http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-may/may-heads-to-eu-on-wednesday-to-push-for-brexit-breakthrough-idUSKCN1Q81892019-02-20
The European Parliaments economic affairs committee will hold a public hearing with Campa about his nomination later this month NeutralLONDON Senior Santander banker Jose Manuel Campa has been nominated to head the European Banking Authority as it leaves its London base due to Brexit and sets up home in Paris the EBA said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks-campa/santanders-campa-nominated-to-head-eu-banking-watchdog-idUSKCN1Q81SS2019-02-20
TybringGjedde who sits on the Norwegian Parliaments Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee also confirmed the joint nomination of Trump when contacted by Reuters PositiveOSLO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is not saying whether or not he nominated Donald Trump for this years Nobel Peace Prize but the question may be the U.S. president has been put forward by others for the prestigious award http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nobel-prize-peace/no-need-for-shinzo-abe-trump-already-nominated-for-nobel-peace-prize-idUSKCN1Q71IS2019-02-19
The agreement needs approval from the European Parliament and EU countries before it can become law NeutralBRUSSELS The European Union is set to rewrite its two decadesold copyright rules to ensure a level playing field between its creative industries and tech giants such as Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc after striking a deal on the issue on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-clinches-copyright-overhaul-deal-critics-see-shortcomings-idUSKCN1Q22P42019-02-14
We have long urged the UK Government and Parliament to work together to avoid the country leaving the EU on a nodeal hard Brexit the United States No NegativeFord Motor Co has told British Prime Minister Theresa May that it is stepping up preparations to move production out of Britain The Times reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-ford-motor/ford-told-uk-pm-may-it-is-preparing-alternative-production-sites-the-times-idUSKCN1Q12SI2019-02-14
After talks in Strasbourg at the European Parliament UK Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said there was a lot of goodwill on both to achieve a deal PositiveLONDON Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers on Tuesday to hold their nerve over Brexit and give her more time to negotiate a deal acceptable to both the European Union and the British parliament http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/uks-may-seeks-more-time-to-find-brexit-deal-tells-lawmakers-hold-your-nerve-idUSKCN1Q10NK2019-02-13
EU negotiators will now need to find common ground between governments and lawmakers for the reform to become law before EU Parliament elections in May NeutralBRUSSELS European Union states backed on Tuesday a watereddown reform of regional supervision of money managers and other financial firms top EU officials said in a move that could leave open critical regulatory loopholes before Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-markets-supervision/eu-states-water-down-pre-brexit-reform-of-money-manager-oversight-idUSKCN1Q115I2019-02-13
However Guy Verhofstadt the European Parliaments Brexit pointman said he has yet to hear of a proposal to break the deadlock NegativeLONDON Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers on Tuesday to hold their nerve over Brexit and give her more time to negotiate a deal acceptable to both the European Union and the British parliament http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/uks-may-seeks-more-time-to-find-brexit-deal-tells-lawmakers-hold-your-nerve-idUSKCN1Q10NK2019-02-13
Parliament could vote on the amendment when it resumes on Tuesday NeutralSYDNEY Australias prime minister and top colleagues campaigned over the weekend to block a bid to allow asylum seekers in offshore camps to come to Australia for medical treatment saying tough rules on migrants should not be eased http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-australia-immigration-asylum/australian-government-seeks-to-block-bid-to-relax-tough-law-on-migrants-idUSKCN1PZ0612019-02-10
Altmaier and Le Maire want to work on reforming EU competition law in the coming three months before European Parliament elections in May PositiveGermany and France want to overhaul EU mergers rules following the European Commissions veto of efforts by Siemens and Alstom to create a European rail champion to compete with larger foreign rivals http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-m-a-antitrust-explainer/explainer-germany-france-face-hurdles-in-push-to-rewrite-eu-antitrust-rules-idUSKCN1PX1PM2019-02-09
LONDON Prominent Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage announced on Friday he would stand as a candidate for a new Brexit to contest European Parliament elections if Britains departure from the European Union due in 49 days is delayed NegativeLONDON Prominent Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage announced on Friday he would stand as a candidate for a new Brexit to contest European Parliament elections if Britains departure from the European Union due in 49 days is delayed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-farage/farage-ready-to-be-new-brexit-party-candidate-if-eu-exit-delayed-idUSKCN1PX1Y92019-02-09
Media reports have said Germany would want a merger of its two main banks to go through before European Parliament elections in May NeutralLONDON German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he was in talks with banks about their future and called reports of a merger of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-deutschebank-finmin/deutsche-bank-commerzbank-merger-talk-speculation-german-finance-minister-idUSKCN1PX0WD2019-02-09
The EU now has to reconcile its stance with that of the European Commission and the European Parliament NeutralBRUSSELS The European Unions effort to rewrite twodecade old copyright rules to take into account online platforms such as Alphabet Incs Google moved a step forward on Friday when a majority of member countries agreed on a common position for talks with lawmakers next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech-ip/eu-countries-agree-on-copyright-reforms-deal-in-sight-next-week-idUSKCN1PX2FT2019-02-09
The European Parliament also has to give its consent NeutralGermany and France want to overhaul EU mergers rules following the European Commissions veto of efforts by Siemens and Alstom to create a European rail champion to compete with larger foreign rivals http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-m-a-antitrust-explainer/explainer-germany-france-face-hurdles-in-push-to-rewrite-eu-antitrust-rules-idUSKCN1PX1PM2019-02-09
Media reports have said that Germany would want a merger of its two main banks to go through before European Parliament elections in May NeutralLONDON Germanys Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he was in talks with banks about their future and called reports of a merger of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-deutschebank-finmin/deutsche-bank-commerzbank-merger-talk-speculation-german-finance-minister-idUSKCN1PX0WD2019-02-08
The magazine reported that a decision on a tieup between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank should be made before European Parliament elections at the end of May NeutralBERLIN The German government does not see the need for a decision on a possible merger between Germanys two largest banks by the end of May a government source said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-deutsche-bank-m-a-commerzbank-germany/germany-doesnt-see-need-for-decision-on-bank-tie-up-by-end-may-source-idUSKCN1PX0UE2019-02-08
Changes in EU merger rules need to be approved by all 28 EU countries and consent from European Parliament PositiveGermany will seek to reform competition law during its European Union presidency in 2020 a government source told Reuters on Wednesday hours after antitrust regulators blocked a rail deal between Siemens and Alstom http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alstom-m-a-siemens-germany/germany-to-seek-antitrust-reform-in-2020-eu-presidency-source-idUSKCN1PV1VC2019-02-07
Tuesdays revision was thrashed out by members of the European Parliament and representatives of EU states NeutralLONDON Smaller firms will not have to clear their derivatives trades under changes to European Union rules agreed by the blocs lawmakers and member states on Tuesday to cut red tape http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-derivatives/eu-agrees-deal-to-ease-derivatives-rules-for-smaller-firms-idUSKCN1PU1ZY2019-02-06
Parliament which Abdelaal said would be allowed to debate any proposed changes overwhelmingly supports Sisi PositiveCAIRO Egypt will consider extending the presidential term to six years from four a senior lawmaker said on Sunday which could allow President Abdel Fattah alSisi to stay in power beyond 2022 when his second term is due to end http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-to-consider-longer-presidential-term-lawmaker-idUSKCN1PS0GG2019-02-04
A committee formed by the cabinet to start preparing the statement will meet on Monday and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said it will present this within a week PositiveBEIRUT Lebanons new government will start preparing its policy statement on Monday it said on Saturday as investors monitor commitment to reforms aimed at boosting the economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-government/new-lebanese-government-to-prepare-statement-on-policy-goals-idUSKCN1PR0AO2019-02-03
The text agreed by the 27 governments will be discussed by the European Parliament and the EU executive in order to finalise a regulation giving Britons visafree access PositiveBRUSSELS Britain complained about the European Union calling Gibraltar a in a piece of draft legislation on Friday highlighting how the EU is lining up behind Spain in its territorial dispute as Britain quits the bloc http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-gibraltar/eu-irks-britain-by-calling-gibraltar-a-colony-idUSKCN1PQ4DJ2019-02-02
The European Parliament on Thursday also backed Guaido and agreed to lead an international crisis group to seek new elections threatening further economic sanctions PositivePUNTO FIJO Venezuela is ramping up pressure on fuel suppliers to deliver cargoes to its staterun oil firm even if payment issues have not been sorted amid U.S. sanctions while European clients put scheduled export shipments on hold http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-venezuela-politics-tanker/as-venezuela-scrambles-for-fuel-looming-sanctions-tangle-exports-idUSKCN1PP2VR2019-02-01
The Parliament president Marzouq alGhanem said 40 lawmakers had voted for the decision to expel the two from the body while 18 were against it NegativeKUWAIT Two Kuwaiti lawmakers were expelled from the parliament on Wednesday several years after they were sentenced to jail terms for forcing their way into the parliament building in 2011 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kuwait-politics-parliament/kuwait-parliament-expels-two-lawmakers-sentenced-to-jail-terms-idUSKCN1PO2BS2019-01-31
Parliament at large signaled that it opposes a deal Brexit but it is not ready to delay Brexit to rule out deal Goldman Sachs said PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May was locked into a collision course with the European Union on Wednesday after lawmakers demanded she renegotiate a Brexit divorce deal that the other members of the bloc said they would not reopen http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/brexit-brinkmanship-uk-demands-deal-change-eu-says-non-idUSKCN1PO0NQ2019-01-30
Parliament is unlikely to reject the law as its delegates are chosen for their loyalty to the ruling Communist Party and its agenda NegativeBEIJING Chinas parliament will vote in March on a new foreign investment law that will ban forced technology transfer and illegal government in foreign business practices the official Xinhua News agency reported in Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-foreign-investment/china-fast-tracks-new-foreign-investment-law-as-u-s-talks-loom-idUSKCN1PO09R2019-01-30
Draghi is due to speak later on Monday at the European Parliament in Brussels NeutralWorld shares slip on concerns over China economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-edge-down-on-china-worries-as-trade-talks-fed-decision-loom-idUSL5N1ZS2BG2019-01-29
Fears about misinformation and interference have intensified with elections due this year for the European Parliament and several EU countries including Belgium and Finland NegativeBRUSSELS Facebook Inc on Monday laid out plans for an independent content oversight board with the power to overturn company decisions on user posts aimed at addressing concerns over misinformation and abusive behavior on the platform http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-election/facebook-plans-content-oversight-board-tightens-paid-ad-rules-idUSKCN1PM19T2019-01-29
German politician Manfred Weber leader of the European Peoples Party in the European Parliament said the latest proposals were a good way forward PositivePARIS Efforts by Alstom and Siemens to create a European rail champion could yet hit the buffers despite their latest concessions to try to address antitrust concerns http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alstom-m-a-siemens-eu/alstom-siemens-merger-concessions-may-not-save-rail-deal-idUSKCN1PM0J12019-01-29
Parliament will vote on proposals made by lawmakers including a delay to Brexit and going back to the EU to demand changes to the Northern Irish backstop NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union has a message for Prime Minister Theresa May as she plots a path out of the Brexit Britain needs to decide what it really wants but the negotiated divorce deal will not be reopened http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/eu-has-brexit-message-for-may-decide-what-you-want-idUSKCN1PM0LL2019-01-29
The statement also signed by the bosses of the Cooperative Marks Spencer Lidl and Waitrose supermarkets was published before key Brexit votes in Parliament set for Tuesday PositiveLONDON Britains food supply could be seriously disrupted if it leaves the EU without a deal a lobby group representing Sainsburys Asda McDonalds KFC and other firms said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-food/uk-grocers-fast-food-warn-of-major-disruption-from-no-deal-brexit-idUSKCN1PM19X2019-01-29
The European Parliament will not ratify a withdrawal agreement that doesnt have a backstop in it its as simple as he said NegativeLONDON Ireland dealt a blow on Sunday to British Prime Minister Theresa Mays attempts to break the deadlock over Brexit by saying it would not accept any changes to an agreement aimed at preventing a hard border on the island of Ireland http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-ireland/ireland-says-no-change-to-brexit-backstop-idUSKCN1PL08E2019-01-28
Parliament will vote on a series of amendments on Tuesday as the clock ticks down on Britains departure date NegativeLONDON Jan 26 The date Britain leaves the EU could be pushed back by a couple of weeks to give time for legislation to be approved by lawmakers the leader of Britains lower house of parliament said the most senior figure to make such a suggestion http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu/brexit-date-could-be-pushed-back-by-a-couple-of-extra-weeks-leadsom-idUSL8N1ZQ0852019-01-27
Parliament last month gave final approval to the law but it still needs approval from cabinet ministers and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu PositiveJERUSALEM Israels cabinet is set to approve a longawaited law to allow exports of medical cannabis the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday in a move likely to boost state revenues http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-israel-cannabis-exports/israel-cabinet-expected-to-approve-medical-cannabis-exports-idUSKCN1PH1ZJ2019-01-24
There is little time to hammer out an agreement due to European Parliament elections in May NegativeBRUSSELS EU efforts to reform copyright rules hit a roadblock on Monday when a meeting of lawmakers and officials was called off prompting criticism of Google from publishers after it and other tech giants lobbied against the changes http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-copyright/in-win-for-tech-giants-eu-copyright-reforms-stalled-idUSKCN1PF1AL2019-01-22
LONDON Parliament cannot be allowed to hijack Brexit Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Sunday in a warning to lawmakers who want to take more control over Britains departure from the European Union NegativeLONDON Parliament cannot be allowed to hijack Brexit Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Sunday in a warning to lawmakers who want to take more control over Britains departure from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-eu/dont-hijack-brexit-minister-warns-britains-parliament-idUSKCN1PE0GL2019-01-21
Bettel highlighted the problem of how any Brexit delay would impact European Parliament elections due in May NegativeLUXEMBOURG Luxembourgs veteran foreign minister Jean Asselborn on Friday said only a move toward a second referendum could win Britain a delay of the current Brexit date at the end of March http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-luxembourg/luxembourgs-asselborn-says-only-second-referendum-would-merit-brexit-delay-idUSKCN1PC22I2019-01-19
BRUSSELS The European Commission indicated on Friday that Britons would need to choose their representatives to the next European Parliament if the country were to stay in the European Union beyond the first sitting of the new assembly on July 2 NegativeBRUSSELS The European Commission indicated on Friday that Britons would need to choose their representatives to the next European Parliament if the country were to stay in the European Union beyond the first sitting of the new assembly on July 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-commission-election/eu-says-britain-must-hold-european-elections-if-no-brexit-before-july-2-idUSKCN1PC1BF2019-01-18
But the legal services of the European Parliament itself have a different view NeutralBRUSSELS The European Commission indicated on Friday that Britons would need to choose their representatives to the next European Parliament if the country were to stay in the European Union beyond the first sitting of the new assembly on July 2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-commission-election/eu-says-britain-must-hold-european-elections-if-no-brexit-before-july-2-idUSKCN1PC1BF2019-01-18
Parliament will hold a whole day of debate on Mays proposed next steps and the alternatives put forward by other lawmakers PositiveLONDON Britains parliament is at an impasse after lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa Mays Brexit deal earlier this week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-planb-factbox/factbox-uk-pm-mays-brexit-plan-b-what-happens-next-in-parliament-idUSKCN1PB1KH2019-01-18
Parliament will not debate the motion at this point NegativeLONDON Britains parliament is at an impasse after lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa Mays Brexit deal earlier this week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-planb-factbox/factbox-uk-pm-mays-brexit-plan-b-what-happens-next-in-parliament-idUSKCN1PB1KH2019-01-18
Parliaments pantomime now continues while business suffers impossible uncertainty which will only worsen investment and the worrying business climate NegativeLONDON European Union leaders said they would step up preparations for a nodeal Brexit and business groups reacted with alarm after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa Mays Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-instantview/we-are-staring-down-the-barrel-reactions-to-pm-mays-brexit-deal-defeat-idUSKCN1P92N02019-01-16
On Monday Spains foreign minister said the EU could agree to extend the deadline for Brexit but not beyond elections for the European Parliament due in May NegativeBERLIN German conservative Manfred Weber who is running to take over the European Unions top job this year urged British lawmakers on Monday to approve Prime Minister Theresa Mays Brexit deal which he said could not be renegotiated http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-weber/take-our-outstretched-hand-germanys-weber-urges-uk-lawmakers-idUSKCN1P825C2019-01-15
Weber leader of the European Peoples Party in the European Parliament told Reuters the deal could not be improved NegativeBERLIN German conservative Manfred Weber who is running to take over the European Unions top job this year urged British lawmakers on Monday to approve Prime Minister Theresa Mays Brexit deal which he said could not be renegotiated http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-weber/take-our-outstretched-hand-germanys-weber-urges-uk-lawmakers-idUSKCN1P825C2019-01-15
Parliament divided as clock ticks towards exit date NegativeParliament to vote on Brexit deal on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu/ahead-of-vote-uk-pm-may-warns-it-would-be-catastrophic-to-halt-brexit-idUSL8N1ZD0FA2019-01-14
Parliament is due to vote on Tuesday on whether to back Mays withdrawal deal from the European Union but it is expected that the agreement will be defeated NegativeLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will make a statement to parliament at 1530 GMT before lawmakers continue their debate on her Brexit deal Sky News reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-statement/uks-may-to-make-statement-on-brexit-deal-assurances-at-1530-gmt-sky-idUSKCN1P80GC2019-01-14
Parliament to vote on Brexit deal on Tuesday NeutralParliament to vote on Brexit deal on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu/ahead-of-vote-uk-pm-may-warns-it-would-be-catastrophic-to-halt-brexit-idUSL8N1ZD0FA2019-01-14
So my message to Parliament this weekend is it is time to forget the games and do what is right for our country NegativeLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May warned lawmakers on Sunday that failing to deliver Brexit would be catastrophic for democracy in a plea for support two days before parliament is expected to reject her deal with Brussels http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-eu/ahead-of-vote-uk-pm-may-warns-it-would-be-catastrophic-to-halt-brexit-idUSKCN1P70HH2019-01-14
Britain is scheduled to quit the European Union on March 29 two months before citizens of the other 27 EU states elect a new European Parliament NegativeBRUSSELS Brexit paralysis has prompted talk of a British election or a second referendum but one odd sideeffect could be Britons having to cast their votes for an EU parliament they had decided to leave http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-eu-election/brits-to-vote-again-brexit-delay-creates-headache-for-europe-idUSKCN1P51TT2019-01-12
Parliament restarts a debate on her deal later on Wednesday after May pulled an earlier vote in December after acknowledging she looked set to be defeated NegativeLONDON Several proEU lawmakers mounted a bid on Wednesday to force Britains government to return to parliament in three days with a plan B for Brexit if Prime Minister Theresa Mays deal to leave the European Union is voted down next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-parliament/pro-eu-lawmakers-try-to-speed-uk-governments-plan-b-on-brexit-idUSKCN1P316I2019-01-09
The Europe that will come to form in June Mays European Parliament will lead us all rather than the one that exists today and is run by bureaucrats PositiveWARSAW Italys farright Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday he wants his country and Poland to join forces to reshape Europe in his quest for a euroskeptic alliance ahead of elections in May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-poland-italy-salvini/italy-and-poland-want-new-spring-in-europe-salvini-idUSKCN1P318E2019-01-09
WARSAW Italys farright Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and the leader of Polands ruling party Jaroslaw Kaczynski will discuss on Wednesday the possibility of forming a eurosceptic alliance to contest the European Parliament elections in May NegativeWARSAW Italys farright Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and the leader of Polands ruling party Jaroslaw Kaczynski will discuss on Wednesday the possibility of forming a eurosceptic alliance to contest the European Parliament elections in May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-poland-italy-salvini/italys-salvini-visits-poland-to-discuss-eurosceptic-alliance-for-eu-elections-idUSKCN1P304V2019-01-09
Grassroots Tories are even less impressed than Tory Members of Parliament said Tim Bale Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London who helps run the Party Members project NegativeLONDON A majority of Prime Minister Theresa Mays Conservative Party members oppose her Brexit deal with the European Union according to a survey published on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-conservatives/most-of-mays-conservative-party-members-oppose-her-brexit-deal-survey-idUSKCN1OY0042019-01-05
The candidate will then go for a hearing in the European Parliament which issues its nonbinding opinion NeutralBRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers the Eurogroup will choose the successor to European Central Bank chief economist Peter Praet at their meeting on Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-ecb-eurogroup-praet/euro-zone-finance-ministers-to-choose-successor-to-ecbs-praet-on-feb-11-idUSKCN1OY1832019-01-05
Barclay said a second referendum could not be organised before elections to the European Parliament in May NegativeBERLIN A second referendum on Britains membership of the European Union would only exacerbate divisions among the British people Brexit minister Stephen Barclay told a German newspaper http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-barclay/second-referendum-would-only-divide-uk-further-stephen-barclay-idUSKCN1OX1YT2019-01-04





SentenceSentimentTitleUrlDate
The countries collectively known as the Council will still have to negotiate next year with the European Parliament which envisages a tougher 2030 target of a 35 percent cut PositiveBRUSSELS Ministers from European Union countries agreed on Thursday to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from trucks and buses by 30 percent by 2030 albeit with the potential to review this in 2022 the EUs Austrian presidency said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-autos-emissions/eu-countries-agree-to-30-percent-cut-in-truck-co2-emissions-idUSKCN1OJ1ZC2018-12-21
Parliament will next meet on Thursday but it is unclear whether nominees for the vacant posts will be put up for confirmation votes NegativeBAGHDAD Iraqs parliament voted on Tuesday to approve three out of five ministers put forward by Prime Minister Adel AbdulMahdi a step toward ending weeks of deadlock between the two largest parliamentary blocs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-politics-parliament/iraqs-parliament-confirms-cabinet-ministers-but-divisions-remain-idUSKBN1OH1JO2018-12-19
Swift and decisive action at both European and national is needed to ensure fair elections to the European Parliament in May 2019 the EU summits conclusions said PositiveBRUSSELS Dec 14 European Union leaders called for urgent action to combat fake news on the Internet at a summit on Friday saying more needed to be done to safeguard next years EU election against disinformation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-cyber-disinformation/eu-leaders-call-for-urgent-action-against-disinformation-idUSL8N1YJ3SV2018-12-17
Juncker backed the European Parliament when it voted to impose sanctions on Hungary for breaking with EU values on democracy and civil rights NegativeBRUSSELS European Union leaders on Friday backed a plan to tackle fake news on the internet and the blocs chief executive rounded on one of the EU chiefs Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban as one of the main culprits in spreading disinformation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-cyber-disinformation/eus-juncker-takes-aim-at-hungarys-orban-over-fake-news-idUSKBN1OD1U82018-12-16
CAIRO The Arab Parliament urged the Arab League on Friday to reinstate Syrias membership which was suspended seven years ago Egypts state news agency said NegativeCAIRO The Arab Parliament urged the Arab League on Friday to reinstate Syrias membership which was suspended seven years ago Egypts state news agency said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-arab-parliament-syria/arab-parliament-urges-arab-league-to-reinstate-syria-egypts-news-agency-says-idUSKBN1OD1YS2018-12-15
European Parliament lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a nonbinding report this week calling on EU governments to introduce targeted sanctions if Moscow fails to release the Ukrainian servicemen NegativeBRUSSELS European Union leaders offered Ukraine more aid at a summit on Thursday after Russias seized its ships off Crimea but calls to punish Moscow with more sanctions went unheeded for now as Berlin and Paris try to secure the release of captured sailors http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-crisis-eu/eu-offers-ukraine-more-help-but-holds-off-on-new-russia-sanctions-idUSKBN1OB2QZ2018-12-14
With the confidence vote over BMOs Ramos said she still has to sell the deal to Parliament PositiveNEW YORK U.S. stocks closed up on Wednesday afternoon though well below their session highs as investors pulled back in the last few minutes of trading despite optimism about U.S.China trade relations and some reassuring signs in British politics http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-closes-up-investors-optimistic-on-china-trade-idUSKBN1OB1GX2018-12-13
A spokesman for the European Parliament said the building had been shut down and staff ordered to stay inside NegativeSTRASBOURG France A gunman killed at least four people and wounded 11 others near a Christmas market in the French border city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening before being cornered by police http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-shots/gunman-kills-at-least-four-people-in-french-christmas-market-idUSKBN1OA2A82018-12-12
The European Parliament which is sitting in Strasbourg this week was put into lockdown NegativeSTRASBOURG France A gunman killed at least four people and wounded 11 others near a Christmas market in the French border city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening before being cornered by police http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-shots/gunman-kills-at-least-four-people-in-french-christmas-market-idUSKBN1OA2A82018-12-12
Parliament may debate the motion a week later NeutralMOGADISHU The top official of Somalis parliament administration said on Sunday he had filed a motion with the speaker of parliament to impeach the countrys president Mohamed Abdullahi but the grounds for the move were unclear http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-somalia-politics/motion-filed-to-impeach-somali-president-statement-idUSKBN1O80L42018-12-10
Once the European Parliament has decided on its position lawmakers EU governments and the Commission will negotiate a common stance which will become legislation NeutralBRUSSELS EU governments agreed on Friday to toughen up draft rules allowing law enforcement authorities to get electronic evidence directly from tech companies such as Facebook and Google stored in the cloud in another European country http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-tech-eevidence/eu-governments-agree-to-tougher-stance-on-e-evidence-idUSKBN1O62712018-12-08
43 percent higher on the day even as worry over how a British Parliament vote on Prime Minister Theresa Mays Brexit deal next week remained in focus NegativeBy Saqib Iqbal Ahmed http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-under-pressure-as-u-s-yields-fall-yen-euro-gain-idUSL8N1YB4452018-12-07
Negotiators for the European Parliament and the EUs 28 member states struck a deal last month to protect critical sectors PositiveBRUSSELS European Union countries agreed on Wednesday to a farreaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign investments into Europe notably from China http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-china-investments/eu-countries-back-investment-screening-plan-with-china-in-mind-idUSKBN1O42F32018-12-06
Parliament will vote on the proposal this month NeutralGENEVA U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Wednesday she is concerned about Denmarks plan to house some foreign criminals on a tiny island south of the capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-denmark/u-n-rights-chief-concerned-by-danish-plan-to-put-foreign-criminals-on-island-idUSKBN1O420J2018-12-06
Parliament speaker Ibrahim Ahmed Omar said he had received a letter signed by a majority of lawmakers backing an amendment that would extend the limit NegativeCAIRO Sudans longserving President Omar Bashir came closer on Tuesday to another term in office after a majority of lawmakers backed a constitutional amendment to extend term limits that would have required him to step down in 2020 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-election/sudan-lawmakers-back-amendment-to-let-bashir-stand-again-idUSKBN1O32GX2018-12-05
Sterling slumped against the dollar and the euro as doubts grew about whether British Prime Minister Theresa May can get a Brexit agreement through a divided Parliament NegativeNEW YORK Stocks on Wall Street logged modest gains on Tuesday as traders remained hopeful that the United States and China can work toward resolving their traderelated differences at the upcoming G20 Summit http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/world-stocks-finish-higher-on-china-trade-deal-hopes-dollar-rises-idUSKCN1NV2PW2018-11-28
The percentage of women in Kenyas parliament is lower than its east African neighbors such as Ethiopia South Sudan Burundi and Rwanda according to InterParliamentary Union NegativeIf parliament is dissolved a general election would need to be called http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-women-politics/mps-kenya-must-pass-womens-representation-bill-or-risk-constitutional-crisis-idUSKCN1NW24N2018-11-28
The jobs of many families are on the said Colin Carrie a Member of Parliament for Oshawa NegativeThe union statement came after a Canadian TV news channel said GM was planning to close all operations at the plant in Oshawa near Toronto http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-gm-globaloperations/gm-plans-major-announcement-on-global-operations-monday-canada-union-idUSKCN1NV04S2018-11-27
Parliament is likely to vote on Mays deal in midDecember NegativeLONDON Theres nothing like a market crash to focus the minds of politicians and Prime Minister Theresa May could find that only a plunge in British asset prices can persuade a divided parliament to back her Brexit deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-markets-analysis/would-market-shock-force-parliaments-hand-on-brexit-idUSKCN1NS1LV2018-11-24
East Timors purchase of Shells stake is conditional on receiving funding approval from the TimorLeste Council of Ministers and National Parliament as well as regulatory and other approvals NegativeMELBOURNE East Timor has agreed to buy Royal Dutch Shells stake in the Greater Sunrise natural gas fields off the northern coast of Australia for million the government and Shell Australia said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-timor-shell-sunrise/east-timor-to-buy-shells-stake-in-greater-sunrise-gas-fields-for-300-million-idUSKCN1NQ14K2018-11-22
FRANKFURT Italian Andrea Enria cleared one of the last remaining hurdles on Tuesday to become the European Central Banks top supervisor from January after an influential European Parliament committee endorsed his nomination PositiveFRANKFURT Italian Andrea Enria cleared one of the last remaining hurdles on Tuesday to become the European Central Banks top supervisor from January after an influential European Parliament committee endorsed his nomination http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-ecb/ecbs-new-chief-supervisor-pick-clears-key-confirmation-hurdle-idUSKCN1NP1ZY2018-11-21
In Europe former Belgian prime minister and European Parliament member Guy Verhofstadt had said democratic and free countries may need to develop a parallel if Prokopchuk was elected NegativeDUBAI International police body Interpol elected Kim Jongyang of South Korea as president for a twoyear term on Wednesday beating a Russian national whose candidacy raised concerns in Europe and the United States about the risk of Kremlin interference http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-interpol-election/interpol-elects-south-koreas-kim-jong-yang-as-president-idUSKCN1NQ0N32018-11-21
Negotiators for the European Parliament and the EUs 28 member states struck a deal to protect strategic technologies and infrastructure such as ports or energy networks PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union on Tuesday provisionally agreed on rules for a farreaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign investments into Europe notably from China to end what a negotiator called European http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-china-investment/with-eyes-on-china-eu-agrees-investment-screening-rules-idUSKCN1NP1IJ2018-11-21
Parliament will vote on the proposal in February or March NeutralBRUSSELS The European Union on Tuesday provisionally agreed on rules for a farreaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign investments into Europe notably from China to end what a negotiator called European http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-china-investment/with-eyes-on-china-eu-agrees-investment-screening-rules-idUSKCN1NP1IJ2018-11-21
Russia has consistently misused Interpol to pursue its political Guy Verhofstadt a former prime minister of Belgium and a leading member of the European Parliament wrote on Twitter on Tuesday NegativePARIS International police body Interpol is expected to elect a senior Russian official as its next president on Wednesday in a move that has provoked alarm in Europe and the United States about the risk of Kremlin meddling http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-interpol/criticism-mounts-as-interpol-set-to-elect-russian-as-president-idUSKCN1NP2P32018-11-21
The first is completing the cleaning of bank balance he told the European Parliaments committee on economic affairs in Brussels NegativeFRANKFURT The European Central Bank must complete a cleanup of the euro zones banking sector if it is to survive the next financial crisis the ECBs incoming top watchdog Andrea Enria said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-ecb-enria/ecb-must-clean-up-banks-or-see-union-collapse-incoming-top-watchdog-idUSKCN1NP1Z52018-11-21
Austria said the EU states and the EU Parliament were not far apart and that the EU states position did address some Italian concerns NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union is poised to settle on Tuesday on a farreaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign investments into Europe notably from China http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-china-investment/eu-closes-in-on-system-to-screen-foreign-investment-idUSKCN1NO26F2018-11-20
Lawmakers in the European Parliament want tougher screening than initially proposed by the EU executive such as obliging the Commission to start screening deals and requiring EU countries to cooperate NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union is poised to settle on Tuesday on a farreaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign investments into Europe notably from China http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-china-investment/eu-closes-in-on-system-to-screen-foreign-investment-idUSKCN1NO26F2018-11-20
Human rights groups and European Parliament members have repeatedly called on NATO member Turkey to release Kavala NegativeISTANBUL Turkish authorities released eight people who were detained on Friday under an investigation into jailed rights activist Osman Kavala and accused of following him in a bid to unseat the government through mass protests in 2013 their lawyers said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-academics/turkey-releases-eight-detained-in-probe-of-prominent-rights-activist-lawyers-idUSKCN1NM0N42018-11-18
STRASBOURG France South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told the European Parliament on Wednesday that South Africa will enact land reforms in adherence to the countrys constitution and with respect for the human rights of all its people PositiveSTRASBOURG France South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told the European Parliament on Wednesday that South Africa will enact land reforms in adherence to the countrys constitution and with respect for the human rights of all its people http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-southafrica/land-reform-in-south-africa-will-not-violate-constitution-ramaphosa-idUSKCN1NJ1IX2018-11-15
Parliament member Fatemeh Zolqadr said earlier that world soccers governing body FIFA had demanded women be allowed to attend toplevel games NegativeDUBAI Iran allowed hundreds of local women to attend the Asian Champions League final in Tehran on Saturday Iranian news agencies reported in a possible step towards ending their decadesold exclusion from top soccer matches in the country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-iran-women/iran-lets-hundreds-of-women-attend-asian-champions-league-final-idUSKCN1NF0L02018-11-11
BRUSSELS The European Peoples Party will remain the biggest group in the European Parliament come elections in May giving the centerright EPPs lead candidate Manfred Weber a shot at succeeding JeanClaude Juncker as EU chief executive according to a Reuters analysis of polls NegativeBRUSSELS The European Peoples Party will remain the biggest group in the European Parliament come elections in May giving the centerright EPPs lead candidate Manfred Weber a shot at succeeding JeanClaude Juncker as EU chief executive according to a Reuters analysis of polls http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eu-election-polls/center-right-set-to-remain-top-in-eu-parliament-poll-analysis-idUSKCN1ND2LM2018-11-09
Centrist French President Emmanuel Macron who swept aside Frances traditional political parties with his 2017 victory rejects the link between European Parliament elections and the Commission presidents post NegativeHELSINKI Manfred Weber a reserved Bavarian who has modeled himself on Germanys pragmatic chancellor won the backing of Europes centerright parties on Thursday to stand in the race to become European Commission president in 2019 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/german-conservative-emerges-as-early-front-runner-for-eus-top-job-idUSKCN1ND00J2018-11-09
HELSINKI Bavarian Manfred Weber cleared a first hurdle on Thursday in his bid to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as EU chief executive after elections to the European Parliament in May NegativeHELSINKI Bavarian Manfred Weber cleared a first hurdle on Thursday in his bid to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as EU chief executive after elections to the European Parliament in May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-contenders-factbox/factbox-a-successor-to-juncker-names-in-frame-for-top-eu-job-idUSKBN1ND2542018-11-09
In theory Weber is wellplaced to win the job under a European Parliament agreement that the assembly election winner should take the top Commission post PositiveHELSINKI Manfred Weber a reserved Bavarian who has modeled himself on Germanys pragmatic chancellor won the backing of Europes centerright parties on Thursday to stand in the race to become European Commission president in 2019 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/german-conservative-emerges-as-early-front-runner-for-eus-top-job-idUSKCN1ND00J2018-11-09
The Parliament has called for national leaders to pick a European Commission president from among the lead candidates Spitzenkandidaten in German of parties contesting the ballot NeutralHELSINKI Bavarian Manfred Weber cleared a first hurdle on Thursday in his bid to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as EU chief executive after elections to the European Parliament in May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-contenders-factbox/factbox-a-successor-to-juncker-names-in-frame-for-top-eu-job-idUSKBN1ND2542018-11-09
The campaign starts here in said Weber a 46yearold guitarplaying Catholic who leads the EPP group in the European Parliament NeutralHELSINKI Manfred Weber a reserved Bavarian who has modeled himself on Germanys pragmatic chancellor won the backing of Europes centerright parties on Thursday to stand in the race to become European Commission president in 2019 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/german-conservative-emerges-as-early-front-runner-for-eus-top-job-idUSKCN1ND00J2018-11-09
A senior Fidesz member of the European Parliament said there was nothing in the resolution that his party could disagree with NegativeHELSINKI The European Unions largest political grouping warned Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Wednesday that it might consider expelling his Fidesz party from its ranks due to concern over its record on the rule of law and democratic freedoms http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-epp/eus-biggest-grouping-puts-hungarys-orban-on-notice-amid-rights-concerns-idUSKCN1NC2H42018-11-08
Both candidates had been approved by the European Parliaments Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs after informal hearings but the representative of Italys eurosceptic League party did not back Enria PositiveFRANKFURT Italian Andrea Enria was picked on Wednesday to head the European Central Banks supervisory arm overseeing a bloated 21 trillion euro banking sector still troubled by a legacy of bad debt from the euro zones financial crisis http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-ecb/italys-enria-wins-race-to-head-ecb-banking-watchdog-idUSKCN1NC1ZK2018-11-08
The ECBs Governing Council selected Enria in a secret ballot and his appointment must now be approved by the full European Parliament and relevant ministers PositiveFRANKFURT Italian Andrea Enria was picked on Wednesday to head the European Central Banks supervisory arm overseeing a bloated 21 trillion euro banking sector still troubled by a legacy of bad debt from the euro zones financial crisis http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-ecb/italys-enria-wins-race-to-head-ecb-banking-watchdog-idUSKCN1NC1ZK2018-11-08
Parliament would vote on Nov NeutralLONDON Britain wants a Brexit agreement by the end of November and Prime Minister Theresa May would give a speech on Nov http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-bbc-deal/pm-office-rejects-bbc-report-on-november-brexit-timetable-idUSKCN1NB2K32018-11-07
The latest comments indicate that Prime Minister Theresa May may struggle to get a deal through Parliament NeutralDollar trades in a tight range as investors cautious http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-inches-up-before-midterm-elections-idUSL8N1XH3AB2018-11-07
Poland will also vote along with other EU member states next May for a new European Parliament NeutralWARSAW European Council President Donald Tusk urged his fellow Poles on Monday to come to their over Polands place within the EU saying it could otherwise end up following Britains example and tumble out of the bloc http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-poland-tusk/tusk-says-poland-risks-following-uk-out-of-eu-idUSKCN1NA2AG2018-11-06
The poll asked nearly 1000 French people on Oct 3031 who they would vote for if the European Parliament elections were to be held the next Sunday NeutralPARIS Frances farright Rassemblement National party jumped ahead of President Emmanuel Macrons LREM for the first time in a poll of voting intentions for May 2019 European Parliament elections http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-france/french-far-right-overtakes-macron-in-eu-parliament-election-poll-idUSKCN1N904J2018-11-05
Stubb who holds an economics PhD from the London School of Economics was popular at home when he was elected to the European Parliament in 2004 NeutralHe was too sporty too international and too outspoken for his small country but he has no qualms about campaigning to become the next European Commission President http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-stubb/dethroned-at-home-finlands-stubb-lives-and-breathes-europe-idUSKCN1N72412018-11-03
The agreement reached by EU states will need the approval of the EU Parliament before becoming law NeutralBRUSSELS EU ambassadors agreed on Wednesday draft tariff rates that the bloc will apply to quotas of imported goods after Britain leaves the European Union the EU said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-trade/eu-states-agree-draft-tariff-rates-on-wto-quotas-post-brexit-idUSKCN1N51CR2018-11-01
Member states would then thrash out a final text with the European Parliament which has already backed similar proposals NegativeLONDON The European Union is proposing to give the European Central Bank sweeping powers over foreign clearing houses in times of market stress an EU document showed as the bloc shows little sign of heeding U.S. calls to water down the plans http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-clearing-regulator/eu-shows-no-sign-of-heeding-u-s-threat-over-derivatives-clearing-idUSKCN1N01NT2018-10-27
Pressure is growing for the European Union to consider an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia after Germany Austria and the European Parliament called for an end to weapons sales over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi NegativePressure is growing for the European Union to consider an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia after Germany Austria and the European Parliament called for an end to weapons sales over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-eu-analysis/calls-for-saudi-arms-embargo-pit-eu-values-against-interests-idUSKCN1N027E2018-10-27
Parliament approved Abdul Mahdis government program which aims to reform government institutions bring semiautonomous militias under state control and streamline the oil sector of OPECs second largest producer NegativeSulaimaniya Iraqs new premier Adel Abdul Mahdi has had an early taste of the partisan politics he hopes to rein in failing so far to win parliaments approval of a full government to begin to tackle the destruction of years of war and rampant corruption http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-iraq-politics-government/iraqs-new-pm-struggles-at-first-hurdle-forming-a-government-idUSKCN1MZ2JR2018-10-26
Enria was not backed by the Italian ruling League partys representative within the European Parliament the sources said NegativeROME European lawmakers have shortlisted Italys Andrea Enria and Irelands Sharon Donnery to be the next head of the EUs banking supervisory body two sources close to the matter said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks-ssm/eu-lawmakers-shortlist-enria-donnery-to-head-ecb-banking-supervisor-sources-idUSKCN1MY0UO2018-10-25
Parliament will vote on the remaining eight ministers at a later date NeutralSULAIMANIYA Iraq Iraqi lawmakers approved a partial list of Prime Ministerdesignate Adel Abdul Mahdis proposed cabinet of ministers and program on Wednesday including former interim oil minister Thamer Ghadhban as oil minister http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-iraq-politics-cabinet/iraqi-parliament-partially-approves-new-cabinet-of-ministers-idUSKCN1MY31C2018-10-25
STRASBOURG European Council President Donald Tusk told the European Parliament on Wednesday that he would be ready to call a special summit on Brexit whenever negotiators said decisive had been made toward a deal PositiveSTRASBOURG European Council President Donald Tusk told the European Parliament on Wednesday that he would be ready to call a special summit on Brexit whenever negotiators said decisive had been made toward a deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-tusk-summit/eu-ready-to-call-brexit-summit-when-decisive-progress-made-tusk-idUSKCN1MY0RY2018-10-25
The European Parliaments Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee and the European Council must also approve the ECBs choice of new SSM chief NeutralROME European lawmakers have shortlisted Italys Andrea Enria and Irelands Sharon Donnery to be the next head of the EUs banking supervisory body two sources close to the matter said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks-ssm/eu-lawmakers-shortlist-enria-donnery-to-head-ecb-banking-supervisor-sources-idUSKCN1MY0UO2018-10-25
Unless markets force them to they certainly have no incentive to back down before European Parliament elections in May officials believe NeutralBRUSSELS An uncompromising challenge to EU budget rules by Italy is providing the first big test for reforms introduced to save the euro zone nine years ago as financial crisis threatened to tear it apart http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-italy/italian-budget-standoff-may-consign-euro-zone-integration-drive-to-slow-lane-idUSKCN1MY2M02018-10-25
There are 111 seats in the Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament with 11 reserved for minority groups NeutralERBIL Iraq The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party came first in a parliamentary election in the semiautonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq winning 45 seats the election commission said on Sunday positioning it to lead the next regional government http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-kurds/kdp-comes-first-in-iraqi-kurdistan-election-idUSKCN1MU0WY2018-10-21
Singapore and the Commission hope the agreement which still needs the backing of the European Parliament will take effect next year NeutralBRUSSELS The European Union signed a freetrade deal with Singapore at a summit with Asian leaders on Friday and pressed China to allow greater foreign investment in its economy but ran into familiar resistance from Beijing over state subsidies http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eu-asia/eu-signs-singapore-trade-deal-urges-china-to-open-up-idUSKCN1MT14I2018-10-20
BRUSSELS British Prime Minister Theresa May offered her fellow EU leaders no new Brexit proposals on Wednesday though she appeared keen to reach an agreement the head of the European Parliament said NegativeBRUSSELS British Prime Minister Theresa May offered her fellow EU leaders no new Brexit proposals on Wednesday though she appeared keen to reach an agreement the head of the European Parliament said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-tajani/uks-may-had-nothing-new-on-brexit-for-summit-but-tone-calm-tajani-idUSKCN1MR2TU2018-10-18
Negotiations on all cybersecurity proposals should be concluded before the end of the the draft statement said referring to the April 18 2019 closure of the European Parliaments term NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union should agree a sanctions law to target computer hackers by early next year the blocs leaders are set to say on Thursday and will also seek a pledge from Russia and China to help stop cyber attacks internal EU documents show http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eu-asia-cyber-sanctions/eu-leaders-to-seek-cyber-sanctions-press-asia-for-action-draft-statements-idUSKCN1MR1Z22018-10-18
That is not a meaningful vote and ministers cant be allowed to silence Parliament NegativeLONDON Britains parliament must provide unequivocal approval for any Brexit deal the government reaches with the European Union or risk creating uncertainty for businesses and citizens Brexit minister Dominic Raab said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-raab/brexit-deal-will-need-clear-approval-by-uk-parliament-raab-idUSKCN1MR2P02018-10-18
BERLIN German Justice Minister Katarina Barley will stand as the top candidate of the Social Democrats in next Mays European Parliament election Germanys RND newspaper network said on Tuesday PositiveBERLIN German Justice Minister Katarina Barley will stand as the top candidate of the Social Democrats in next Mays European Parliament election Germanys RND newspaper network said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-germany-barley/german-justice-minister-to-be-spds-top-candidate-in-eu-election-rnd-idUSKCN1MQ1XX2018-10-17
BRUSSELS Frans Timmermans the deputy head of the European Union executive launched a bid to succeed his boss JeanClaude Juncker next year saying on Wednesday he would seek to lead the centerleft campaign for Mays European Parliament elections PositiveBRUSSELS Frans Timmermans the deputy head of the European Union executive launched a bid to succeed his boss JeanClaude Juncker next year saying on Wednesday he would seek to lead the centerleft campaign for Mays European Parliament elections http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-timmermans/junckers-dutch-deputy-bids-to-succeed-him-as-eu-chief-idUSKCN1MK2DG2018-10-11
Taiwan must work with other countries to build a coalition to defend democracy Tsai said thanking the European Parliament and the United States for their support PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen vowed on Wednesday to boost national security saying her government would not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert its sovereignty over the selfruled island http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-pledges-to-enhance-national-security-amid-china-pressure-idUSKCN1MK09G2018-10-11
Parliament elections are in May 2019 NeutralBRUSSELS Regulators are set to exercise their new powers by handing out fines and even temporary bans on companies that breach a new EU privacy law with the first round of sanctions expected by the end of the year the blocs privacy chief said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-gdpr-exclusive/exclusive-eu-privacy-chief-expects-first-round-of-fines-under-new-law-by-year-end-idUSKCN1MJ2AY2018-10-10
If they reach an agreement negotiations on the final law could begin with the EUs two other lawmaking bodies European Parliament and the European Commission as early as Wednesday NegativeLUXEMBOURG European Union environment ministers will seek a compromise on Tuesday over how tough to be on curbing carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans with Germany warning too tough targets could harm industry and cost jobs http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-eu-autos-emissions/eu-nations-divided-on-2030-co2-curbs-for-cars-vans-idUSKCN1MJ0272018-10-09
Once it is a financial instrument it comes under a whole regulatory Maijoor told the European Parliaments economic affairs committee NeutralLONDON The European Unions securities watchdog said on Monday it was examining every initial coin offering to see whether it should be regulated mirroring moves by its U.S. counterpart http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-crypto-regulations/eu-regulators-studying-crypto-assets-case-by-case-idUSKCN1MI1VD2018-10-09
Bulldogs both English and French breeds were among those walked through central London to Parliament Square NegativeLONDON Around a thousand dogs and their owners marched on Britains parliament on Sunday demanding an end to Brexit via a second vote on the terms of the countrys exit from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-dogs/dogs-owners-march-on-uk-parliament-demanding-new-brexit-wooferendum-idUSKCN1MH0Q92018-10-08
BEIRUT Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Saturday said the process of forming a government more than five months after a national election had returned to after saying earlier this week there had been a glimmer of NegativeBEIRUT Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Saturday said the process of forming a government more than five months after a national election had returned to after saying earlier this week there had been a glimmer of http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-politics/lebanon-parliament-speaker-says-government-formation-back-to-zero-idUSKCN1MG0FY2018-10-07
British Prime Minister Theresa Mays officials are planning to rush her Brexit deal through Parliament to stave off a rebellion from her own party Bloomberg reported on Thursday NegativeBritish Prime Minister Theresa Mays officials are planning to rush her Brexit deal through Parliament to stave off a rebellion from her own party Bloomberg reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-may/uks-may-planning-to-rush-brexit-through-parliament-bloomberg-idUSKCN1ME0BD2018-10-04
He said that he industry is hoping that upcoming negotiations between the European Council Commission and Parliament would result in decisions that are more reasonable and measured NegativeEU lawmakers backed a target on Wednesday to cut carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans by an ambitious 40 percent by 2030 drawing howls from the car industry and setting the stage for a battle with national governments http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-auto-emissions/eu-lawmakers-back-40-percent-co2-cut-for-cars-vans-by-2030-idUSKCN1MD0RC2018-10-04
The European Parliament last month called for the Commission to review Myanmars trade preferences NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union is considering trade sanctions on Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis potentially stripping the country of tarifffree access to the worlds largest trading bloc three EU officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-eu-exclusive/exclusive-eu-considers-trade-sanctions-on-myanmar-over-rohingya-crisis-idUSKCN1MD28E2018-10-04
Under that timetable members of Parliament would vote on whether to accept or reject the divorce treaty by the beginning of December sources told Bloomberg NeutralBritish Prime Minister Theresa Mays officials are planning to rush her Brexit deal through Parliament to stave off a rebellion from her own party Bloomberg reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-may/uks-may-planning-to-rush-brexit-through-parliament-bloomberg-idUSKCN1ME0BD2018-10-04
BRUSSELS Following are some of the many possible contenders to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as EU chief executive after elections to the European Parliament in May NeutralBRUSSELS Following are some of the many possible contenders to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as EU chief executive after elections to the European Parliament in May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-names-factbox/a-successor-to-juncker-names-in-frame-for-top-eu-job-idUSKCN1MC2592018-10-03
STRASBOURG Former Finnish prime minister Alexander Stubb declared his bid on Tuesday to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as EU chief executive becoming the second candidate to lead the centerright in European Parliament elections in May PositiveSTRASBOURG Former Finnish prime minister Alexander Stubb declared his bid on Tuesday to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as EU chief executive becoming the second candidate to lead the centerright in European Parliament elections in May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/former-finland-premier-stubb-bids-to-be-eu-chief-executive-idUSKCN1MC1UP2018-10-03
Parliament speaker Mohammed alHalbousi said the vote would by delayed until Tuesday due to a lack of quorum NegativeSULAIMANIYA Iraq Iraqs parliament postponed a vote on Monday to name a president because the main Kurdish parties who were supposed to present a candidate could not overcome differences said several lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-politics/iraq-parliament-delays-vote-for-countrys-president-idUSKCN1MB3NG2018-10-02
Once EU governments have decided on a joint position they will have to negotiate with the Commission and European Parliament on the final legislation NeutralBRUSSELS Music streaming services Spotify and Deezer joined European business and industry bodies in calling on EU regulators to take tougher action to curb what they say are the unfair practices of online platforms http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech/spotify-deezer-and-others-call-for-stronger-eu-action-against-u-s-rivals-idUSKCN1M52J12018-09-26
The European Parliament will decide its position in a plenary session next month NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that European carmakers could be made uncompetitive if EU targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans were set at more than 30 percent by 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-auto-emissions-merkel/germanys-merkel-warns-against-tougher-eu-co2-limits-on-cars-vans-idUSKCN1M51NW2018-09-26
The final targets still need to be agreed in negotiations between member states and the European Parliament NeutralBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that European carmakers could be made uncompetitive if EU targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans were set at more than 30 percent by 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-auto-emissions-merkel/germanys-merkel-warns-against-tougher-eu-co2-limits-on-cars-vans-idUSKCN1M51NW2018-09-26
Parliament has already unanimously rejected this idea NegativeLONDON Following is British Prime Minister Theresa Mays statement on Brexit talks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-may-text/pm-mays-statement-on-brexit-talks-after-eu-rejects-her-proposals-idUSKCN1M11OI2018-09-22
Its a striking management Jeppe Kofod who chairs the European Parliaments special committee on financial crimes tax evasion and tax avoidance told Reuters NeutralWere reopening the investigation of the bank that we initially closed in FSA head Jesper Berg told Danish broadcaster TV2 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-danske-bank-moneylaundering/under-fire-danske-bank-faces-fresh-money-laundering-inquiry-idUSKCN1M01472018-09-21
Turning to elections to the European Parliament next year Moscovici a former French finance minister did not rule out running as the lead candidate for the Social Democrats group NegativeBERLIN Italy must work to keep its national debt under control EU Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said by cutting wasteful spending and prioritizing investment and infrastructure spending to help stimulate growth and productivity http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-economy-moscovici/keep-your-debt-under-control-eus-moscovici-tells-italy-idUSKCN1M00M12018-09-20
BERLIN Any deal on Britains withdrawal from the European Union must ensure that a hard border in Northern Ireland is avoided Manfred Weber leader of the European Peoples Party in the European Parliament told a German newspaper on Wednesday NegativeBERLIN Any deal on Britains withdrawal from the European Union must ensure that a hard border in Northern Ireland is avoided Manfred Weber leader of the European Peoples Party in the European Parliament told a German newspaper on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu-weber/weber-tells-paper-brexit-deal-must-avoid-hard-border-in-northern-ireland-idUSKCN1LZ0LM2018-09-19
DUBLIN The Northern Irish party backing Britains minority government is unconvinced by suggestions that a technological border in the Irish sea is more deliverable than one on the Irish border its sole member of the European Parliament said on Monday NegativeDUBLIN The Northern Irish party backing Britains minority government is unconvinced by suggestions that a technological border in the Irish sea is more deliverable than one on the Irish border its sole member of the European Parliament said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-nireland/northern-irelands-dup-unconvinced-by-irish-sea-technological-border-mep-idUSKCN1LX1FY2018-09-18
Members of Parliament from the Movement for Democratic Change that is led by Nelson Chamisa heckled Mnangagwa when he started reading his speech before filing out NegativeHARARE Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers walked out of President Emmerson Mnangagwas state of the nation address to parliament on Tuesday signaling their lingering bitterness after losing a disputed July 30 presidential and parliamentary election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-opposition-lawmakers-walk-out-of-mnangagwa-address-idUSKCN1LY1J62018-09-18
Opinion polls suggest farright parties will gain ground in next years European Parliament elections in which French President Emmanuel Macron has cast himself as a standardbearer for proEU liberal forces NegativeBRUSSELS Maros Sefcovic a Slovak currently overseeing EU energy policy announced on Monday his bid for the presidency of the European Commission the blocs top job vowing to tackle the mentality he said still divided the continent http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-sefcovic/slovakias-sefcovic-announces-bid-to-head-european-commission-idUSKCN1LX0SY2018-09-18
Parliament is now expected to amend the laws that criminalize cannabis following the court ruling NeutralJOHANNESBURG South Africas highest court on Tuesday allowed the private use of marijuana upholding a lower courts ruling that found the criminalization of cannabis was unconstitutional http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-cannabis/south-africas-highest-court-gives-green-light-to-private-use-of-cannabis-idUSKCN1LY1M72018-09-18
They also discussed the Future Framework and agreed that both the UK Parliament and European Parliament should be able to vote on a precise plan for the UKEU relationship PositiveLONDON Manfred Weber Leader of the European Peoples Party in the European Parliament welcomed British Prime Minister Theresa Mays Brexit negotiating plan on Tuesday Mays office said in a statement following a meeting between the two http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-may/pm-mays-spokesman-european-parliaments-weber-welcomed-uks-brexit-proposal-idUSKCN1LY27L2018-09-18
The ECB and the Eurosystem currently have no plans to issue a central bank digital he said in a letter to a member of the European Parliament NegativeFRANKFURT The European Central bank has no plan to issue a digital currency because the underlying technology is still fragile and the use of physical cash still high in the euro zone the ECB president said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ecb-bitcoin/ecb-has-no-plan-to-issue-digital-currency-draghi-idUSKCN1LU1JM2018-09-15
BRUSSELS The European Parliament urged Cambodia on Thursday to drop all charges against opposition leader Kem Sokha deepening the international outcry over his detainment NegativeBRUSSELS The European Parliament urged Cambodia on Thursday to drop all charges against opposition leader Kem Sokha deepening the international outcry over his detainment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-cambodia/eu-lawmakers-call-for-cambodia-to-release-opposition-leader-idUSKCN1LT2FE2018-09-14
BUDAPEST The European Parliaments vote to punish Hungary for flouting democratic standards works in Prime Minister Viktor Orbans favor by letting him pose as a champion of national sovereignty against a remote Brussels elite as EU elections loom next year NegativeBUDAPEST The European Parliaments vote to punish Hungary for flouting democratic standards works in Prime Minister Viktor Orbans favor by letting him pose as a champion of national sovereignty against a remote Brussels elite as EU elections loom next year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-hungary/hungarys-orban-bets-on-growing-anti-immigrant-tide-in-latest-eu-standoff-idUSKCN1LT2LT2018-09-14
Cheered on by farright parties Orban said he rejected the blackmail the slander and fraudulent accusations leveled against Hungary and the Hungarian people by the European Parliaments proimmigration and promigrant NegativeBUDAPEST The European Parliaments vote to punish Hungary for flouting democratic standards works in Prime Minister Viktor Orbans favor by letting him pose as a champion of national sovereignty against a remote Brussels elite as EU elections loom next year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-hungary/hungarys-orban-bets-on-growing-anti-immigrant-tide-in-latest-eu-standoff-idUSKCN1LT2LT2018-09-14
PARIS French President Emmanuel Macrons centrist LREM party is neckandneck with the farright Rassemblement National formerly the National Front for the May 2019 European Parliament elections according to poll results published on Thursday NegativePARIS French President Emmanuel Macrons centrist LREM party is neckandneck with the farright Rassemblement National formerly the National Front for the May 2019 European Parliament elections according to poll results published on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-france/macrons-party-neck-and-neck-with-far-right-in-2019-eu-election-poll-idUSKCN1LT2YT2018-09-14
The resolution passed in Parliament called on EU bodies to look into the possibility of sanctioning Cambodian officials over human and civil rights violations NeutralBRUSSELS The European Parliament urged Cambodia on Thursday to drop all charges against opposition leader Kem Sokha deepening the international outcry over his detainment http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-cambodia/eu-lawmakers-call-for-cambodia-to-release-opposition-leader-idUSKCN1LT2FE2018-09-14
At the UN level 26 governments are demanding artificial intelligence weapons be banned according to a statement from the EU Parliaments group NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union took a stance against killer on Wednesday when the European Parliament passed a resolution calling for an international ban on the development production and use of weapons that kill without a human deciding to fire http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-arms/eu-lawmakers-call-for-global-ban-on-killer-robots-idUSKCN1LS2AS2018-09-13
BRUSSELS The European Union took a stance against killer on Wednesday when the European Parliament passed a resolution calling for an international ban on the development production and use of weapons that kill without a human deciding to fire NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union took a stance against killer on Wednesday when the European Parliament passed a resolution calling for an international ban on the development production and use of weapons that kill without a human deciding to fire http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-arms/eu-lawmakers-call-for-global-ban-on-killer-robots-idUSKCN1LS2AS2018-09-13
One hour is the decisive time window in which the greatest damage takes JeanClaude Juncker said in his annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament NegativeSTRASBOURG The European Unions chief executive on Wednesday proposed hefty fines on Google Facebook Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-internet-content/online-firms-to-risk-eu-fine-if-extremist-posts-linger-idUSKCN1LS0BT2018-09-13
A majority of the lawmakers had in July rejected the tough approach proposed by a key committee tasked by the Parliament to look into the issue NegativeSTRASBOURG Sept 12 EU lawmakers agreed on Wednesday on a common position on copyright reforms ahead of talks with the 28 EU countries on legislation to force Google Facebook and other tech giants to share revenues more fairly with Europes creative industries http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-agree-common-stand-on-copyright-reforms-idUSL5N1VY2VU2018-09-12
BRUSSELS European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker said he supported the European Parliaments decision on Wednesday to open a punitive procedure against Hungary for persistently flaunting democratic rules NegativeBRUSSELS European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker said he supported the European Parliaments decision on Wednesday to open a punitive procedure against Hungary for persistently flaunting democratic rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-hungary-juncker/eu-executive-head-backs-start-of-punitive-action-versus-hungary-over-rule-of-law-idUSKCN1LS1Y52018-09-12
BRUSSELS Sept 12 European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker said he supported the European Parliaments decision on Wednesday to open a punitive procedure against Hungary for persistently flaunting democratic rules NegativeBRUSSELS Sept 12 European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker said he supported the European Parliaments decision on Wednesday to open a punitive procedure against Hungary for persistently flaunting democratic rules http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-hungary-juncker/eu-executive-head-backs-start-of-punitive-action-vs-hungary-over-rule-of-law-idUSL5N1VY40D2018-09-12
GENEVA Iran has between 3000 and 4000 active centrifuges Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Wednesday according to the Tasnim news agency still within the limit allowed under its troubled nuclear deal with world powers NegativeGENEVA Iran has between 3000 and 4000 active centrifuges Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Wednesday according to the Tasnim news agency still within the limit allowed under its troubled nuclear deal with world powers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-centrifuge/iran-has-3000-4000-working-centrifuges-parliament-speaker-idUSKCN1LS0ZY2018-09-12
If I was a member of the European Parliament I would have voted in favor of Article Juncker said in a tweet NegativeBRUSSELS European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker said he supported the European Parliaments decision on Wednesday to open a punitive procedure against Hungary for persistently flaunting democratic rules http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-hungary-juncker/eu-executive-head-backs-start-of-punitive-action-versus-hungary-over-rule-of-law-idUSKCN1LS1Y52018-09-12
If I was a member of the European Parliament I would have voted in favour of Article Juncker said in a tweet NegativeBRUSSELS Sept 12 European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker said he supported the European Parliaments decision on Wednesday to open a punitive procedure against Hungary for persistently flaunting democratic rules http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eu-hungary-juncker/eu-executive-head-backs-start-of-punitive-action-vs-hungary-over-rule-of-law-idUSL5N1VY40D2018-09-12
One hour is the decisive time window the greatest damage takes JeanClaude Juncker said in his annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament PositiveSTRASBOURG The European Unions chief executive on Wednesday proposed fining Google Facebook Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-internet-content/online-firms-face-eu-fine-if-extremist-posts-stay-up-over-an-hour-idUSKCN1LS0BT2018-09-12
STRASBOURG European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker will call for the EU to promote the euro as a global currency to challenge the U.S. dollar as he presents his annual program to the European Parliament on Wednesday a senior EU official said PositiveSTRASBOURG European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker will call for the EU to promote the euro as a global currency to challenge the U.S. dollar as he presents his annual program to the European Parliament on Wednesday a senior EU official said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-juncker-euro/eus-juncker-wants-bigger-global-role-for-euro-idUSKCN1LS0BK2018-09-12
STRASBOURG France Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told the European Parliament on Tuesday he would not bow to EU as lawmakers prepared to vote on whether to punish Budapest for eroding democracy NegativeSTRASBOURG France Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told the European Parliament on Tuesday he would not bow to EU as lawmakers prepared to vote on whether to punish Budapest for eroding democracy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-hungary/hungarys-orban-vows-to-defy-eu-pressure-ahead-of-unprecedented-vote-idUSKCN1LR2152018-09-12
STRASBOURG Hungary has signed European Union treaties and therefore must observe EU laws on the rule of law democracy and fundamental rights the First Vice President of the European Commission told the European Parliament on Tuesday NegativeSTRASBOURG Hungary has signed European Union treaties and therefore must observe EU laws on the rule of law democracy and fundamental rights the First Vice President of the European Commission told the European Parliament on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-hungary-timmermans/hungary-signed-eu-treaties-must-observe-eu-laws-commission-idUSKCN1LR1XK2018-09-12
STRASBOURG Hungarys Prime Minister Viktor Orban rejected on Tuesday European Parliament efforts to impose sanctions on Budapest over accusations of corruption rights abuses and authoritarianism saying he had the right to ban migrants from the country NegativeSTRASBOURG Hungarys Prime Minister Viktor Orban rejected on Tuesday European Parliament efforts to impose sanctions on Budapest over accusations of corruption rights abuses and authoritarianism saying he had the right to ban migrants from the country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-hungary-orban/hungarys-orban-vows-to-defy-european-parliament-over-rights-idUSKCN1LR1MI2018-09-12
The Commission will resist all attacks on the rule of Juncker said in an annual stateoftheunion speech in the European Parliament in Strasbourg NeutralSTRASBOURG The European Commission will get tough with European Union countries that do not respect the rule of law Commission President JeanClaude Juncker said on Wednesday amid concerns that Poland and Hungary do not observe EU democratic principles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-juncker-ruleoflaw/eu-executive-will-get-tough-with-countries-breaking-rule-of-law-juncker-idUSKCN1LS15L2018-09-12
The Commissions proposal which needs the approval of EU states and lawmakers comes close to the end of its fiveyear mandate and ahead of European Parliament elections in May NegativeBRUSSELS The European Commission has recommended changes to banking supervision following a series of highprofile money laundering cases but stopped short of setting up a new agency to tackle financial crime as called for by the European Central Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks-moneylaundering/eu-proposes-tighter-money-laundering-supervision-but-no-single-agency-idUSKCN1LS1FE2018-09-12
The EU chief executive will touch only briefly on Britains impending withdrawal from the bloc in a keynote State of the European Union address to the European Parliament he said NegativeSTRASBOURG European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker will say on Wednesday that Britain should not expect EU negotiators to soften demands as they try to conclude a Brexit divorce treaty but he will reaffirm an offer of a close future partnership a senior EU official said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-juncker/juncker-to-hold-firm-on-brexit-terms-offer-close-partnership-official-idUSKCN1LS0CB2018-09-12
The European Commission this European Parliament and all member states will always show loyalty and solidarity with Ireland when it comes to the Irish border PositiveSTRASBOURG European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker delivered his annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-juncker-highlights/junckers-state-of-the-union-speech-to-european-parliament-idUSKCN1LS0VP2018-09-12
The European Parliament will vote later on Wednesday whether to start the same process against Hungary NegativeSTRASBOURG The European Commission will get tough with European Union countries that do not respect the rule of law Commission President JeanClaude Juncker said on Wednesday amid concerns that Poland and Hungary do not observe EU democratic principles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-juncker-ruleoflaw/eu-executive-will-get-tough-with-countries-breaking-rule-of-law-juncker-idUSKCN1LS15L2018-09-12
The draft plan still needs the approval of national governments and European Parliament to become law NegativeSTRASBOURG The EU executive will propose new fines for misusing voters data to sway elections on Wednesday as it seeks to guard against a repeat of the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal especially in an EU parliament vote next May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-dataprotection/eu-plans-fines-over-misuse-of-voter-data-to-sway-polls-idUSKCN1LS0DE2018-09-12
Orban was due to address the European Parliament on Tuesday ahead of a vote on the Article 7 procedure later this week NeutralVIENNA Austrian conservatives in the European Parliament will vote in favor of a motion finding that Hungary has persistently breached the European Unions values Austrias conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said late on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-hungary-austria/austrian-conservatives-will-back-eu-motion-against-hungary-idUSKCN1LR10E2018-09-11
Tsipras was asked about Brexit during a news conference on the sidelines of the European Parliaments plenary sitting in Strasbourg NeutralSTRASBOURG Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday he was the European Union and Britain would eventually reach a deal on Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-tsipras/greeces-tsipras-says-confident-of-brexit-solution-for-citizens-idUSKCN1LR17M2018-09-11
VIENNA Austrian conservatives in the European Parliament will vote in favor of a motion finding that Hungary has persistently breached the European Unions values Austrias conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said late on Monday NegativeVIENNA Austrian conservatives in the European Parliament will vote in favor of a motion finding that Hungary has persistently breached the European Unions values Austrias conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said late on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-hungary-austria/austrian-conservatives-will-back-eu-motion-against-hungary-idUSKCN1LR10E2018-09-11
Parliament has often complained about the dearth of women in top ECB jobs NeutralFRANKFURT The euro zones biggest countries are getting ready to battle over appointments that will reshape the euro zones most powerful institution the European Central Bank over the next 15 months http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-ecb-policy-explainer/musical-chairs-ecb-prepares-to-reshuffle-board-idUSKCN1LQ1VV2018-09-10
The draft rules endorsed in the European Parliaments Environment Committee would also set an interim goal of a 20 percent reduction by 2025 NegativeBRUSSELS EU lawmakers backed a more ambitious carbon dioxide reduction target for fleets of cars and vans of 45 percent by 2030 on Monday setting the stage for a tough fight with national governments http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-auto-emissions/eu-lawmakers-back-45-percent-co2-cut-for-cars-vans-by-2030-idUSKCN1LQ2F52018-09-10
The draft rules to be voted on in the European Parliaments Environment Committee on Monday evening would also set an interim goal of a 20 percent reduction by 2025 NegativeBRUSSELS EU lawmakers are set to back a more ambitious carbon dioxide reduction target for fleets of cars and vans of 45 percent by 2030 on Monday EU sources said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-auto-emissions/eu-lawmakers-set-to-back-45-percent-cut-target-for-co2-from-cars-and-vans-by-2030-idUSKCN1LN1SJ2018-09-10
Parliament convened an emergency session on Saturday to discuss the crisis in Basra and the current prime minister Haider alAbadi warned that the situation could descend into armed conflict NegativeIraq Basra airport was attacked with rockets on Saturday after another night of protests against Iraqs political elite during which demonstrators set fire to the Iranian consulate and briefly took oilfield workers hostage http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests/rockets-fired-at-basra-airport-as-violent-protests-grip-iraq-idUSKCN1LO0DV2018-09-09
The aim is to get an agreement on the tax before the end of the year when campaigning will get underway in full for European Parliament elections next May NegativeVIENNA France is willing to consider ways to compensate Ireland for possible lost revenue resulting from a proposed European Union tax on big internet companies French officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tax-digital-france/france-could-accept-compensating-ireland-over-eu-digital-tax-officials-idUSKCN1LO0G92018-09-09
European Parliament elections and the subsequent appointment of a new Commission are scheduled for May NegativeBRUSSELS European Union regulators have drawn up a preliminary plan for a possible tightening of rules against money laundering after a series of highlevel cases at the blocs banks but do not envisage quick measures http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks-moneylaundering/eu-plan-on-bank-money-laundering-pushes-back-action-to-next-year-idUSKCN1LM1FQ2018-09-07
European Parliament elections are scheduled for May next year and legislative activity freezes in the runup to them NegativeVIENNA Europe needs a single agency to tackle money laundering European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Friday after recent cases at European Union banks that have exposed gaps in the blocs ability to prevent financial crime http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks-moneylaundering/ecb-calls-for-eu-agency-to-combat-money-laundering-idUSKCN1LN1KZ2018-09-07
Parliament convened for the first time on Monday but failed to elect a speaker as mandated delaying its next meeting to Sept NegativeBASRA Iraq Hundreds of people took to the streets of Iraqs southern oil city Basra on Thursday for a fourth day of violent protests where residents angry over the neglect of their citys collapsing infrastructure set fire to political offices http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests/protesters-torch-political-party-offices-in-basras-fourth-night-of-violence-idUSKCN1LM0N62018-09-07
Parliamentary elections are due in October before the presidential election in April NegativeKABUL U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Kabul on Friday to meet the new commander of NATO troops in Afghanistan and discuss progress on talks with the Taliban despite deteriorating security and turmoil within the Afghan government http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-afghanistan-usa/political-rows-worsening-security-greet-mattis-in-afghanistan-idUSKCN1LN0C12018-09-07
Parliaments interim leader summoned lawmakers to an emergency session on Saturday to discuss the unrest NegativeBASRA Iraq Iraqs most revered Shiite cleric called for a political shakeup in Baghdad and a halt to violence against demonstrators on Friday after days of deadly protests tore through the biggest city in the south and shut the countrys main sea port http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-protests/iraqs-top-shiite-cleric-demands-end-to-violence-as-protests-rage-idUSKCN1LN1M92018-09-07
The EU is entering a campaign season with European Parliament elections due next May and a new Commission to be installed in late 2019 NeutralBRUSSELS The European Union will announce plans next week to strengthen its external borders and push foreign states to do more to deter migrants http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants/eu-executive-to-propose-new-measures-to-deter-migrants-idUSKCN1LM26L2018-09-07
The draft rules to be voted on in the European Parliaments Environment Committee on Monday evening would also set an interim goal of a 20 percent reduction by 2025 NegativeBRUSSELS EU lawmakers are set to back a more ambitious carbon dioxide reduction target for fleets of cars and vans of 45 percent by 2030 on Monday EU sources said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-auto-emissions/eu-lawmakers-set-to-back-45-percent-cut-target-for-co2-from-cars-and-vans-by-2030-idUSKCN1LN1SJ2018-09-07
BRUSSELS German conservative Manfred Weber declared his bid on Wednesday to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as EU chief executive signaling an early start to campaigning for elections to the European Parliament in May NeutralBRUSSELS German conservative Manfred Weber declared his bid on Wednesday to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as EU chief executive signaling an early start to campaigning for elections to the European Parliament in May http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-eu-election/german-conservative-weber-bids-for-junckers-eu-job-idUSKCN1LL0TR2018-09-05
EU governments and the European Parliament would have to approve any new law NegativeBRUSSELS The European Commission will propose legislation this month requiring Google Facebook Twitter and other internet companies to remove extremist content and cooperate with law enforcement authorities http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-eu-internet-content/eu-seeks-to-require-internet-firms-to-remove-extremist-content-idUSKCN1LL1ID2018-09-05
BRUSSELS The European Parliament expects to be able to endorse any deal with London just two weeks before Britain leaves the EU on March 29 a leading lawmaker said on Monday highlighting how tight the schedule is to agree on divorce terms and future ties PositiveBRUSSELS The European Parliament expects to be able to endorse any deal with London just two weeks before Britain leaves the EU on March 29 a leading lawmaker said on Monday highlighting how tight the schedule is to agree on divorce terms and future ties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-timing/eu-parliament-aims-to-endorse-any-deal-just-two-weeks-before-brexit-day-idUSKCN1LJ1L12018-09-04
Several German newspapers reported last week that Merkel had given her backing to Webers bid to front the centerright in the European Parliament elections in May NegativeABENSBERG Germany Bavarian premier Markus Soeder on Monday backed Manfred Weber to front the centerright in European elections next year boosting the 46yearolds bid to become European Commission head http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/bavarian-premier-backs-ally-weber-as-center-right-eu-leader-idUSKCN1LJ12N2018-09-03
Any change would need approval from national governments and European Parliament to become law a process that can take up to two years NegativeThe European Union said on Friday it would propose a legal change that would end the ritual of switching between summer and winter time leaving it up to governments across the bloc to agree on whether to permanently use summer time or winter time http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-time/eu-says-clock-is-running-out-on-summer-winter-time-change-idUSKCN1LG0ZC2018-09-01
BERLIN Angela Merkel has given her backing to fellow German conservative Manfred Webers bid to front the centerrights campaign in next years European Parliament elections several German newspapers reported on Thursday PositiveBERLIN Angela Merkel has given her backing to fellow German conservative Manfred Webers bid to front the centerrights campaign in next years European Parliament elections several German newspapers reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-merkel/merkel-backs-bavarian-ally-as-center-rights-eu-commission-candidate-media-idUSKCN1LF2O52018-08-31
She said EU officials would need a clear mandate to move beyond the current scoping and a deal would need to be reached before European Parliament elections in May 2019 NeutralBERLIN Washington is pressing the European Union to speed up trade negotiations launched after last months meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and EU Commission President JeanClaude Juncker two German and a U.S. official said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-eu-trade/u-s-wants-quick-progress-on-eu-trade-issues-officials-say-idUSKCN1LA0J02018-08-26
In such a contest Conservative members are asked to pick from two candidates chosen by the partys elected Members of Parliament NegativeLONDON Britains ruling Conservative party has blocked an attempt by leading Brexit supporter Arron Banks to become a member in the hope of trying to get a hardline Brexiteer elected as party leader if Prime Minister Theresa May steps down http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-conservatives/uk-conservatives-block-attempt-by-brexiteer-arron-banks-to-join-party-idUSKCN1L82002018-08-23
The outcome of the jobs merrygoround will also likely be influenced by European Parliament elections in May and which group French President Emmanuel Macrons En Marche movement joins NeutralGermanys Jens Weidmann is seeing his prospects of becoming European Central Bank president fade amid signs that trade issues handled in Brussels are eclipsing Berlins concerns about securing its man to steer monetary policy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-eu-ecb/ecb-hawk-weidmann-sees-chances-dimming-of-succeeding-draghi-idUSKCN1L81BE2018-08-23
Gabriele Zimmer a leftist German member of the European Parliament who deals with Brexit doubts a deal can be reached by October NegativeBRUSSELS European Union leaders are likely to have to hold an emergency summit in November to consider any Brexit agreement struck with Britain missing an informal deadline the previous month diplomats in Brussels said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/eu-diplomats-expect-delay-in-brexit-deal-beyond-october-target-idUSKCN1L611G2018-08-21
Parliamentary elections in 2009 were not held again until this May NegativeBEIRUT For Mazen Rahhal a shopowner in a bustling district of Beirut Lebanons economy has seldom felt more precarious http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy/lebanese-chafe-as-economic-blues-begin-to-bite-idUSKCN1L615Y2018-08-21
The European Parliament goes into recess at the turn of the year and will then focus increasingly on May elections to the legislature NegativeBRUSSELS European Union leaders are likely to have to hold an emergency summit in November to consider any Brexit agreement struck with Britain missing an informal deadline the previous month diplomats in Brussels said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/eu-diplomats-expect-delay-in-brexit-deal-beyond-october-target-idUSKCN1L611G2018-08-21
Parliament will have two one on the Brexit deal and one on the Withdrawal Agreement and Implementation Bill NeutralLONDON Prime Minister Theresa May could face trouble getting her Brexit deal approved by the British parliament before exit day unless she changes her proposals the head of an influential group of proBrexit lawmakers said in an interview published on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/may-could-face-trouble-over-brexit-deal-conservative-lawmaker-warns-idUSKBN1L409W2018-08-20
Parliament now needs to decide on a bill NeutralTUNIS Tunisias president on Monday proposed giving women equal inheritance rights despite protests from thousands of people objecting to any challenge to Islamic law http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-women/tunisian-president-proposes-inheritance-equality-for-women-with-exceptions-idUSKBN1KY1GE2018-08-13
Parliament will have two One on the Brexit deal and one on the Withdrawal Agreement and Implementation Bill NeutralLONDON The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29 yet little is There is so far no divorce deal rivals to Prime Minister Theresa May are circling and some lawmakers are pushing for a rerun of the 2016 referendum http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-scenarios/disorder-deal-or-dead-end-how-will-brexit-play-out-idUSKBN1KY15A2018-08-13
Hariri earlier on Thursday met Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri and said he hoped a new government could be formed in the coming days NegativeBEIRUT The parliamentary bloc of Lebanons Hezbollah group said on Thursday that delay in forming a new government risked Lebanon sliding towards http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-politics-hezbollah/hezbollah-says-lebanon-government-delay-risks-slide-towards-tension-idUSKBN1KU1MO2018-08-09
The European Parliament has agreed to ease tough new liquidity rules for banks trading gold marking a success for the London Bullion Market Associations campaign to revise the plans PositiveOffshore yuan holds near 1week high versus dollar http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-precious/precious-gold-edges-up-as-dollar-softens-versus-yuan-idUSL4N1UZ1I02018-08-08
Time for approving changes is also running out as the European Parliament goes to the polls next year and a new European Commission is appointed meaning a legislative hiatus NegativeLONDON Britain must avoid tying Brussels up in red tape or antagonizing its soon to be former European Union partners and the United States if it is to maintain access to the blocs financial services market after Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-banks-analysis/britain-walks-brexit-high-wire-over-financial-services-idUSKBN1KT1L62018-08-08
Parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani was quoted by state television as saying that Rouhani will have one month to attend a parliamentary session and address the issues NegativeLONDON Iranian lawmakers have given President Hassan Rouhani one month to appear before parliament to answer questions on his governments handling of Irans economic struggles state media reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-economy/iran-mps-summon-rouhani-as-u-s-pressure-squeezes-economy-idUSKBN1KM46G2018-08-01
Bannon said Britains departure from the European Union was fundamentally going to European politics and forecast it would fuel a substantial antiEU result in the European Parliament elections NegativeLONDON U.S. President Donald Trumps former political strategist Steve Bannon has been in contact with three potential rivals to British Prime Minister Theresa May and will make another trip to Europe in August he told Reuters in an interview http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-europe-politics-bannon/ex-trump-strategist-bannon-targets-britain-in-anti-eu-campaign-idUSKBN1KH2602018-07-28
Bannon said he was already engaging pollsters and working on for next Mays European Parliament campaign NeutralLONDON U.S. President Donald Trumps former political strategist Steve Bannon has been in contact with three potential rivals to British Prime Minister Theresa May and will make another trip to Europe in August he told Reuters in an interview http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-europe-politics-bannon/ex-trump-strategist-bannon-targets-britain-in-anti-eu-campaign-idUSKBN1KH2602018-07-28
BRUSSELS Eurosceptic parties could expand their strength in the European Parliament by over 60 percent at elections next May adding pressure on EU leaders pressing for deeper integration after Brexit a survey by Reuters of national opinion polls suggests NegativeBRUSSELS Eurosceptic parties could expand their strength in the European Parliament by over 60 percent at elections next May adding pressure on EU leaders pressing for deeper integration after Brexit a survey by Reuters of national opinion polls suggests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-bannon-polls-exclusive/exclusive-polls-point-to-anti-eu-surge-in-european-parliament-idUSKBN1KG1XF2018-07-27
BRUSSELS The British government has so far failed to offer a backstop plan to avoid Brexit border frictions in Ireland and must do so now if the European Parliament is to endorse a smooth transition out of the EU lawmakers warned on Friday NegativeBRUSSELS The British government has so far failed to offer a backstop plan to avoid Brexit border frictions in Ireland and must do so now if the European Parliament is to endorse a smooth transition out of the EU lawmakers warned on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-parliament/fix-irish-border-or-face-hard-brexit-eu-lawmakers-warn-may-idUSKBN1KH1BP2018-07-27
European Parliamentary elections will be held in May 2019 NeutralBUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday that a new European Commission is needed with a new approach to migration policy adding that the days of the current EU executive are with its mandate expiring next May http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-orban/hungarys-orban-digs-in-against-european-commission-on-migration-policy-idUSKBN1KH0HS2018-07-27
European Parliamentary elections will be held next year PositiveBUDAPEST A new European Commission is needed with a new approach to the migration policy Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told state radio on Friday adding that the days of the current EU executive were with its mandate expiring next year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-eu-orban/hungary-pm-orban-says-new-european-commission-needed-idUSKBN1KH0HS2018-07-27
Another Merkel ally the centerright leader in the European Parliament Manfred Weber Once again it is clear this evening Europe is strong when it acts with determination NegativeBRUSSELS European Commission President JeanClaude Junckers deal on Wednesday to end U.S. President Donald Trumps threat of new tariffs was hailed as a major success by EU officials and other European governments http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-success/eu-sees-major-success-in-trump-trade-talks-idUSKBN1KF2Z82018-07-26
Id like to express my respect for this achievement by tweeted Jan Philipp Albrecht a member of the European Parliament from the German Greens NeutralBRUSSELS JeanClaude Juncker was hailed as a hero by European business on Thursday for making Donald Trump blink and withdraw a threat to slap punitive import tariffs on EU cars and so escalate a transatlantic trade war http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-kiss/it-started-with-a-kiss-how-juncker-wooed-trump-idUSKBN1KG1JD2018-07-26
Everyone has their own said the Belgian whose PP could itself break into the European Parliament next year NegativeBRUSSELS Two months after Donald Trumps election a Brussels lawyer founded a movement to promote the U.S. presidents ideas in Europe but only now has it become a vehicle for Trumps former strategist Steve Bannon to attack the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-bannon/belgian-lawyer-launches-trump-inspired-anti-eu-movement-idUSKBN1KE2BJ2018-07-24
In this instance and after carefully considered advice the government took the rare decision not to require assurances in this Wallace told the lower house of Parliament NeutralLONDON The British government would not object to Washington seeking the death penalty for two British Islamic State militants if they are extradited to the United States a Home Office minister said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-usa-militants/britain-would-not-block-death-penalty-for-is-suspects-idUSKBN1KD13T2018-07-24
Some experts on Europes farright parties and movements question the extent to which Bannon and his associates will be able to unite enlarged rightwing European Parliamentary factions NeutralLONDON Former Donald Trump political strategist Steve Bannon and a top associate have created a Brusselsbased political organization intended to undermine and ultimately paralyze the European Union Bannon and the associate told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-bannon/former-trump-aide-bannon-sets-up-group-to-undermine-eu-idUSKBN1KD20J2018-07-24
Parliamentarians from the opposition Movement for Democratic Change party have urged the government to invest in the industry and provide free period products as a show of respect NegativeMenstruation means missing Chaodza feels too ashamed of her makeshift pad to show her face as she battles days of heavy bleeding http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-women-menstruation/too-poor-for-periods-zimbabwes-girls-rely-on-rags-paper-leaves-idUSKBN1KD0MR2018-07-23
WELLINGTON July 23 New Zealand Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters said on Monday a bill has been introduced to Parliament to formally add employment to the central banks monetary policy mandate alongside inflation targeting NegativeEmployment goal already adopted on a shorterterm basis http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/newzealand-economy-rbnz/update-1-new-zealand-govt-moves-to-formally-add-employment-to-c-banks-mandate-idUSL4N1UJ2572018-07-23
All EU countries will also pick their representatives for the European Parliament in May 2019 NeutralWARSAW The Polish parliament adopted rules on Friday to expedite the naming of a new Supreme Court chief under a judicial overhaul by the ruling party that critics say undercuts democracy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-poland/poland-pushes-to-replace-supreme-court-judge-who-defied-government-idUSKBN1KA2792018-07-20
Banks has threatened to sue the European Parliaments chief Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt for defamation after Verhofstadt said Banks had colluded with Russians over Brexit NegativeLONDON British businessman Arron Banks has denied an allegation made by a former business partner that he approached Russians about investing in his diamond mines and that the money raised went instead to his campaign to leave the European Union http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-banks/brexit-backer-arron-banks-denies-fresh-allegation-of-russia-links-idUSKBN1KA2JU2018-07-20
Parliament also ruled that the Oromo Liberation Front and the Ogaden National Liberation Front two secessionist groups and the 7 an exiled opposition movement were no longer terrorist groups NegativeADDIS ABABA Ethiopia has passed a law that grants amnesty to political prisoners who have been released recently and reverses decades of securityobsessed rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-prisoners/ethiopia-offers-amnesty-to-recently-freed-political-prisoners-idUSKBN1KA1U02018-07-20
BEIRUT Lebanons parliament is considering legalizing the cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said on Wednesday in an attempt to boost the struggling economy NegativeBEIRUT Lebanons parliament is considering legalizing the cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said on Wednesday in an attempt to boost the struggling economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy-cannabis/lebanon-to-consider-legalizing-cannabis-growing-official-idUSKBN1K82FX2018-07-18
UK PM May appears before Parliamentary Liaison Committee Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/reuters-schedule/reuters-news-schedule-at-10-p-m-gmt-6-a-m-sgt-idUSL4N1UD5GN2018-07-18
Parliament is scheduled to return on Sept Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-politics/british-pm-may-u-turns-on-plan-to-give-lawmakers-extended-summer-holiday-idUSKBN1K72E72018-07-17
Parliament voted 318285 to pass the bill Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu/britains-may-wins-parliament-vote-after-bowing-to-brexit-pressure-idUSKBN1K514S2018-07-17
A few hundred people gathered to watch the blimp launch in Parliament Square with organizers of the stunt wearing red boiler suits and red baseball caps emblazoned with TRUMP Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-britain-blimp/snarling-orange-trump-baby-blimp-flies-outside-british-parliament-idUSKBN1K30Z32018-07-13
That appeared to soften the line Dombrovskis took in May when he declined to offer guarantees on existing contracts in a hearing at the European Parliament Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-finance/eu-and-boe-clash-over-fate-of-financial-contracts-after-brexit-idUSKBN1K11O92018-07-12
We Europeans as major consumers of cocoa of chocolate we have a responsibility in how the supply chains said Linda McAvan chair of the European Parliaments Committee on Development Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-childlabour-hearing/eu-urged-to-draft-law-on-child-labor-deforestation-in-coffee-and-cocoa-idUSKBN1K12PB2018-07-12
A spokesman for the Brexiteers group in the EU Parliament said Farages income declaration was publicly Everybody is welcome to look at it Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-incomes/eurosceptics-top-list-of-eu-lawmakers-with-lucrative-moonlighting-jobs-idUSKBN1K004V2018-07-10
BRUSSELS Eurosceptic lawmakers in the European Parliament pull in the highest earnings from private activities and second jobs making many of them the highestpaid EU legislators a report by watchdog Transparency International said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-incomes/eurosceptics-top-list-of-eu-lawmakers-with-lucrative-moonlighting-jobs-idUSKBN1K004V2018-07-10
Illegally poached ivory often gets into the legal market making the elephants a lucrative target for Parliament said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-ivory/campaign-group-says-illegal-ivory-trade-breezes-past-eu-law-idUSKBN1JZ2TF2018-07-10
Nearly one third of the European Parliaments 751 members declare income from private activities that top up their monthly 8400euro net salary and 4000euro allowances Transparency International said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-incomes/eurosceptics-top-list-of-eu-lawmakers-with-lucrative-moonlighting-jobs-idUSKBN1K004V2018-07-10
BRUSSELS The European Parliaments chief Brexit coordinator on Monday said the British government must unite on a way forward in talks for its exit from the European Union after its Brexit Secretary David Davis quit Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-davis-verhofstadt/eus-verhofstadt-brexit-talks-must-move-on-after-uk-minister-quits-idUSKBN1JZ0WI2018-07-09
A key committee at the European Parliament subsequently added more muscle to the proposal to give more power to Europes creative industries Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-lawmakers-reject-tough-line-on-copyright-reform-idUSKBN1JV16A2018-07-08
Parliament should think twice before it bites our theater culture and said actor Bujar Asqeriu Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-albania-theatre-protests/albanian-actors-protest-as-parliament-backs-national-theatre-demolition-idUSKBN1JV2ZB2018-07-08
Each EU state has the right to shape their legal system according to their own Prime Minister Morawiecki told the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-poland-gersdorf/polish-judge-defies-retirement-law-protests-mount-idUSKBN1JU0M12018-07-04
Parliament eases some restrictions on the Constitutional Tribunal in a move the government says addresses concerns that it has undermined the rule of law Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-poland-chronology/chronology-poland-clashes-with-eu-over-judicial-reforms-rule-of-law-idUSKBN1JU25U2018-07-04
Parliament is scheduled to convene three days after the announcement of the official election results for lawmakers to take their oath of office Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-politics-decree/turkeys-erdogan-to-be-inaugurated-on-july-9-gains-some-more-powers-idUSKBN1JU0E22018-07-04
Parliament will discuss the government programme and is widely expected to approve it in the coming days Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/egypt-economy-gdp/update-2-egypts-economy-grew-5-4-pct-in-12-months-to-june-30-pm-idUSL8N1TZ2JO2018-07-03
Parliaments Treasury Select Committee has written to Hammond Carney and Andrew Bailey chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority in letters released to the media on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-lawmakers/uk-lawmakers-ask-hammond-and-carney-for-brexit-impact-studies-idUSKBN1JS2PK2018-07-03
But few new laws will be put forth next year because of elections for European Parliament and European Commission head not to mention Britains scheduled exit from the bloc Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-recycling-plastic/eu-plea-to-industry-to-reuse-more-plastic-lacks-bite-idUSKBN1JP1DW2018-06-29
European Parliament to vote on July 5 on its stance Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-copyright/creative-industries-hit-back-at-internet-critics-of-eu-copyright-revamp-idUSL8N1TT5H02018-06-28
Switzerland and the European Parliament will also have elections next year so the window for a deal is closing Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-eu-insight/hardening-attitudes-to-migrants-put-swiss-eu-ties-to-the-test-idUSKBN1JN2082018-06-27
WARSAW Polands lower house of Parliament voted on Wednesday to remove jail penalties for suggesting the nation was complicit in crimes against Jews from a Holocaust law that angered the United States and Israel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-poland/polands-lower-house-of-parliament-approves-holocaust-law-changes-idUSKBN1JN0SD2018-06-27
The Parliaments vote amended a banking overhaul proposed by the European Commission that had been endorsed by the Council of EU finance ministers in May Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks-npls/eu-lawmakers-face-opposition-to-softening-bank-rules-on-bad-loans-idUSKBN1JI14D2018-06-22
Parliament is currently debating Frances 20192025 military planning law which states that space is of prime strategic Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-space-military-france/france-should-invest-more-in-surveillance-of-space-minister-says-idUSKBN1JH0NY2018-06-21
Parliament is due to vote on the expansion plans on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-heathrow-hands/junior-uk-trade-minister-resigns-over-plans-to-expand-heathrow-airport-idUSKBN1JH1DN2018-06-21
Peters is a colorful political veteran who first entered Parliament in 1978 and has held senior positions in both centerleft Labour and centerright National governments Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-newzealand-politcs-ardern/new-zealand-prime-minister-ardern-gives-birth-to-baby-girl-idUSKBN1JG2XQ2018-06-21
Green lawmaker at the European Parliament Julia Reda said the Commissions proposal would only benefit large media companies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-copyright-reforms-draw-fire-from-internet-luminaries-as-key-vote-looms-idUSKBN1JF2RL2018-06-20
I will challenge this outcome and request a vote in the European Parliament next she said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-parliament-committee-votes-for-tougher-eu-copyright-rules-to-rein-in-tech-giants-idUSKBN1JG1FE2018-06-20
The Foreign Interference Bill could pass Australias Parliament as early as this week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-china-huawei/chinas-huawei-rebuts-australian-security-concerns-amid-sino-canberra-tensions-idUSKBN1JD1302018-06-18
BRUSSELS EU negotiators agreed on Thursday to increase the share of renewables in the blocs energy production to 32 percent by 2030 a higher target than in draft rules but short of the level sought by some governments and the European Parliament Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-energy/eu-agrees-32-percent-renewables-target-for-2030-idUSKBN1JA0W52018-06-14
LONDON Lawyers for Brexit campaigner Arron Banks ordered the European Parliaments chief Brexit coordinator on Wednesday to retract a claim that Banks colluded with Russia to deliver Britains vote to leave the European Union Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-russia/brexit-campaigner-orders-eus-verhofstadt-to-retract-claim-of-russian-collusion-idUSKBN1J92XU2018-06-14
Parliament studied the report for months but to his knowledge no action was taken to tackle what Ouko identified as the enabler of the faulty procurement and payments systems Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-corruption/kenya-corruption-threatens-to-engulf-government-auditor-general-says-idUSKBN1JA1H92018-06-14
Parliament voted 325 to 298 in favor of rejecting a House of Lords amendment to require ministers to report on their efforts in negotiations to secure a customs union Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-eu-parliament/weakened-uks-may-defeats-final-brexit-challenges-in-parliament-idUSKBN1J830K2018-06-14
STRASBOURG France Five of the main political groups in the European Parliament urged the European Commission on Thursday to open infringement proceedings against Poland and to take it to the European Court of Justice to stop planned judicial reforms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-poland/eu-parliament-urges-commission-to-act-against-poland-idUSKBN1JA1R82018-06-14
Barclays Chairman John McFarlane is hosting the dinner near the Houses of Parliament where executives will push May and finance minister Philip Hammond for details of their financial services plans Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-banks-analysis/bankers-to-ask-theresa-may-why-they-should-stay-after-brexit-idUSKBN1J922T2018-06-13
LONDON Parliament is finalizing laws that will formally end Britains membership of the European Union a process which has forced the government to make some important concessions that will change the dynamic of Brexit negotiations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-parliament-factbox/britains-brexit-laws-whats-changed-and-what-happens-next-idUSKBN1J91DM2018-06-13
Parliament mandated the recount after Abadi said a government report showed there were serious violations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-election-abadi/iraqs-sadr-and-amiri-announce-political-alliance-idUSKBN1J821X2018-06-13
STRASBOURG Europe needs to reduce its carbon emissions by more than currently planned to limit global warming as agreed under the Paris climate agreement Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte told the European Parliament on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-netherlands/dutch-pm-rutte-urges-eu-to-cut-co2-emissions-by-more-idUSKBN1J90V62018-06-13
The European Parliament and the European Council which groups the EUs 28 member states still need to approve the new rules Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-antibiotics/eu-backs-plan-to-tackle-antimicrobial-resistance-idUSKBN1J920W2018-06-13
Parliament mandated a full manual recount the next day Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-election/iraqi-ballot-box-storage-site-catches-fire-in-baghdad-idUSKBN1J60G52018-06-10
Speaker of Parliament Paula Risikko said the required changes to the bill as well as parliament holidays would postpone the vote by several weeks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-finland-reforms-parliament/finlands-health-care-reform-vote-to-be-pushed-back-by-months-parliament-speaker-idUSKCN1J50FI2018-06-10
Parliament passed a law on Wednesday ordering a nationwide manual recount of votes in the election after Abadi cited serious violations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-election/iraqi-cleric-sadr-announces-disarmament-initiative-idUSKCN1J42Z42018-06-09
The group intends to campaign to persuade both Conservative and Labour Members of Parliament to back its demands for a second referendum Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-soros/soros-backed-anti-brexit-group-targets-lawmakers-in-push-for-new-referendum-idUSKCN1J32VP2018-06-08
On Wednesday Lebanese President Michel Aoun asked a European Parliament delegation to persuade European nations to help with returning refugees in Lebanon to Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-lebanon-refugees/thousands-of-refugees-to-return-to-syria-from-lebanon-soon-idUSKCN1J31YH2018-06-07
Parliament has to adopt the recommendations of Ichungwahs committee before they can take effect Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-corruption/kenyan-lawmakers-slash-funding-for-scandal-ridden-youth-agency-idUSKCN1J31OG2018-06-07
But Danuta Huebner a member of the European Parliaments economic affairs committee said mutual recognition would reduce the EUs ability to set its own financial rules Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-banks/eu-lawmaker-rules-out-mutual-recognition-for-uk-financial-firms-idUSKCN1J20VA2018-06-06
Parliament ordered a national recount of votes on Wednesday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iraq-blast/at-least-one-killed-in-baghdad-explosion-police-source-idUSKCN1J22NK2018-06-06
Maros Sefcovic a Moscoweducated diplomat who is Junckers vicepresident for energy said he would seek the nomination of the centerleft PES group in the European Parliament Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-sefcovic/slovak-eu-commissioner-declares-candidacy-to-succeed-juncker-idUSKCN1J02GF2018-06-04
A European Parliament committee is holding the hearing on tax evasion on June 21 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-apple-taxation/apple-declines-invite-to-eu-hearing-cites-appeal-against-eu-tax-order-idUSKCN1IX4JK2018-06-01
Martina Anderson a member of the European Parliament for Sinn Fein the main Irish nationalist party in Northern Ireland said the proposal would not solve the border issues Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-nireland-brexit/uk-considering-giving-northern-ireland-joint-uk-eu-status-source-idUSKCN1IW35P2018-06-01
Parliament should withdraw Apples lobby badges to the institution because of its refusal Giegold said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-apple-taxation/apple-declines-invite-to-eu-hearing-cites-appeal-against-eu-tax-order-idUSKCN1IX4JK2018-06-01
Passionately proEuropean Sanchez studied for a masters in economic policy in Brussels and he has worked in the European Parliament and the United Nations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-spain-politics/pedro-sanchez-the-stubborn-spanish-socialist-who-became-prime-minister-idUSKCN1IX4RD2018-06-01
Malmstrom told the European Parliament on Tuesday that she hoped to secure a permanent exemption with no tariffs or quotas but that this was probably an unrealistic hope Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-meeting/eu-u-s-trade-envoys-meet-on-tariffs-outcome-unclear-idUSKCN1IV1T12018-05-30
Lawmakers in the European Parliament approved on Monday a farreaching proposal calling for greater scrutiny of foreign investments part of a bid to respond to a flurry of Chinese acquisitions in the European Union Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-investments-china/eu-lawmakers-push-to-toughen-screening-of-foreign-investments-idUSKCN1IT1XG2018-05-29
Parliaments international trade committee voted overwhelmingly to extend the list of critical that would trigger European Union scrutiny and to oblige the European Commission and EU countries to act Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-investments-china/eu-lawmakers-push-to-toughen-screening-of-foreign-investments-idUSKCN1IT1XG2018-05-29
Earlier Shiite Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri was quoted saying the government formation should take less than one month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-politics/lebanons-hariri-upbeat-after-government-talks-rivalries-surface-idUSKCN1IT0Q22018-05-28
The Commission said the proposal which still needs to be approved by the European Parliament and member states could generate some 1 billion euros Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-pharmaceuticals/eu-makes-it-easier-for-companies-to-produce-generic-medicines-for-export-idUSKCN1IT1942018-05-28
Following Fridays agreement member states will have to negotiate a final copyright reform deal with the European Parliament which has not yet agreed its position Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/eu-states-agree-rules-to-make-search-engines-pay-for-news-idUSKCN1IQ2NS2018-05-25
BRUSSELS The European Parliament distributed on Thursday what it called a first set of written replies from Facebook to oral questions put by lawmakers to CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a meeting in Brussels on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/eu-parliament-gets-facebook-answers-after-zuckerberg-meeting-idUSKCN1IP1P22018-05-24
BEIRUT Lebanese President Michel Aoun will begin consultations with MPs on Thursday to pick the next prime minister Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-election-government/lebanons-aoun-to-begin-consultations-on-new-pm-on-thursday-berri-idUSKCN1IO1TP2018-05-23
Betraying little emotion Zuckerberg apologised to leaders of the European Parliament in Brussels for a massive data leak in his latest attempt to draw a line under the damaging scandal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/facebook-face-off-eu-gets-little-news-from-zuckerberg-idUSKCN1IN1812018-05-23
Facebooks compliance with the new EU data rules will be closely watched as will its efforts to tackle the spread of fake news ahead of European Parliament elections next year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/facebook-face-off-eu-gets-little-news-from-zuckerberg-idUSKCN1IN1812018-05-23
Members of the European Parliament are nearing agreement on a proposal that would broaden the powers of the European Commission to scrutinize foreign investments amid rising concern about Chinese acquisitions on the continent Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-investments-china/with-eye-on-china-eu-parliament-pushes-tougher-line-on-investments-idUSKCN1IO1D02018-05-23
BRUSSELS Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized to the European Parliament on Tuesday for a massive data leak his latest attempt to draw a line under a scandal that has rocked the worlds biggest social media network Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu-highlights/highlights-facebooks-zuckerberg-faces-eu-parliament-grilling-idUSKCN1IN2CJ2018-05-22
BRUSSELS Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet with leaders of the European Parliament on Tuesday to answer questions about how the data of millions of Facebook users ended up in the hands of a political consultancy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/facebooks-zuckerberg-faces-eu-parliament-grilling-idUSKCN1IN1812018-05-22
Facebooks compliance with the new EU data rules will be closely watched as will its efforts to tackle the spread of fake news ahead of European Parliamentary elections next year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/facebooks-zuckerberg-apologizes-to-eu-lawmakers-over-data-leak-idUSKCN1IN1812018-05-22
His comments sitting at a circular table with EU Parliament leaders dressed in a suit tie and white shirt echo an apology last month to U.S. lawmakers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/facebooks-zuckerberg-apologizes-to-eu-lawmakers-over-data-leak-idUSKCN1IN1812018-05-22
In the next 18 months there are important elections globally including many here in Europe as well as for the European Parliament the United States Brazil India and Indonesia Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu-highlights/highlights-facebooks-zuckerberg-faces-eu-parliament-grilling-idUSKCN1IN2CJ2018-05-22
Meeting the leaders of the European Parliament Zuckerberg stressed the importance of Europeans to Facebook and said he was sorry for not doing enough to prevent abuse of the platform Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu-misuse/facebook-not-done-enough-to-prevent-misuse-zuckerberg-idUSKCN1IN2E52018-05-22
Parliament will hold another reading of the bill next week but sources said this was a formality and the law would likely come into force shortly Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-norway-childmarriage-lawmaking/norway-to-ban-child-marriage-as-it-seeks-to-set-a-global-example-idUSKCN1IN29D2018-05-22
Zuckerberg will meet with the president of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani the leaders of the parliaments political groups and the chair of the civil liberties committee Claude Moraes Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/facebooks-zuckerberg-faces-eu-parliament-grilling-idUSKCN1IN1812018-05-22
BRUSSELS A European Parliament meeting on Tuesday with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be broadcast live parliamentary officials and the company said on Monday after controversy over plans for a closeddoor hearing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/eu-parliament-to-broadcast-zuckerberg-hearing-idUSKCN1IM16B2018-05-21
Parliament wants the 94yearold to give evidence over his 2016 declarations that the state had been deprived by mining companies of at least billion in diamond revenue Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe/zimbabwe-sets-new-date-for-mugabe-hearing-doubts-over-his-appearance-idUSKCN1IM1PR2018-05-21
Zuckerberg has appeared before U.S. congressional committees to testify on data privacy and will meet leaders of the European Parliament soon Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-cambridge-analytica-bankruptcy/cambridge-analytica-files-for-bankruptcy-in-u-s-following-facebook-debacle-idUSKCN1IJ0IS2018-05-18
The package has long been the subject of negotiations between EU member states and has yet to be laid before the European Parliament Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-bulgaria-transport/bulgarian-truckers-protest-against-proposed-eu-rules-during-summit-idUSKCN1II1VD2018-05-17
The proposal will need to be approved by EU governments and the European Parliament before becoming law Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-trucks-emissions/eu-aims-to-cut-co2-emissions-from-trucks-by-a-third-by-2030-idUSKCN1II18E2018-05-17
BRUSSELS Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet the leaders of the European Parliament to answer questions about the improper use of millions of users data by a political consultancy as pressure on the companys protection of data continues Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/facebooks-zuckerberg-to-meet-european-parliament-over-privacy-idUSKCN1IH2552018-05-16
Lawmakers in Europe are demanding answers too and the European Parliament has requested Zuckerberg appear before the assembly more than once Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-privacy-france/frances-macron-to-hold-tough-talks-with-facebooks-zuckerberg-idUSKCN1IH24O2018-05-16
The European Parliament holds elections in May next year Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/facebooks-zuckerberg-to-meet-european-parliament-over-privacy-idUSKCN1IH2552018-05-16
The broader U.S.EU security relationship is at a former U.S. envoy to the EU Anthony Gardner told the European Parliament on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-eu/eus-tusk-asks-with-friends-like-trump-who-needs-enemies-idUSKCN1IH1OH2018-05-16
AFME is taking part in consultations by the European Commission and European Parliament to reform equivalence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-banks/global-banks-signal-pragmatism-over-eu-access-after-brexit-idUSKCN1IF1OL2018-05-14
Other EU Commissioners will vote on Wednesday to approve the proposal which then needs to win the backing of national governments and the European Parliament Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-trucks-emissions/eu-targets-30-percent-cut-in-truck-co2-emissions-by-2030-source-idUSKCN1IF2HL2018-05-14
The Commission will propose the EUs firstever CO2 standards for trucks on May 16 following which they will have to be agreed by the European Parliament and national governments Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-trucks-emissions/eu-states-call-for-ambitious-truck-co2-emissions-targets-idUSKBN1I80VS2018-05-07
The group includes the parliamentary leaders of the conservative bloc in the Bundestag the European Parliament as well as from Germanys 16 states Handelsblatt reported Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-eurozone-germany/merkel-allies-reject-idea-of-european-finance-minister-handelsblatt-idUSKBN1I70V32018-05-07
Once ministers give their approval EU member states will be able to start negotiations with the Parliament to find a final compromise on the draft law Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-aviation/eu-states-back-softer-rules-tackling-unfair-airline-competition-sources-idUSKBN1I525G2018-05-04
The chairs of Parliaments Business select committee and the Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee said their members also had concerns about the impact of the deal on consumer choice Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sainsbury-s-walmart/uk-lawmakers-seek-answers-from-regulator-on-sainsburys-asda-probe-idUSKBN1I415L2018-05-03
The letter was sent to EU Socialist lawmaker Ana Gomes who chairs a delegation of the European Parliament to investigate the rule of law and money laundering in Malta Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-malta-murder/europol-sees-room-for-improvement-in-cooperation-with-malta-on-journalist-murder-idUSKBN1HY2F22018-04-28
The European Parliament has urged the Commission to launch moves to suspend Hungary Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-east-values/empire-strikes-back-eu-to-combat-eastern-strongmen-with-funding-threat-idUSKBN1HX2GA2018-04-27
The new law extends the European Unions broadcasting rules to online video services and includes a quota of 30 percent for European works on videoondemand platforms the European Parliament said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-media/eu-strikes-deal-forcing-netflix-amazon-to-fund-european-content-idUSKBN1HX2M22018-04-27
Thursdays agreement still needs to be formally approved by both the whole European Parliament and EU member states Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-media/eu-strikes-deal-forcing-netflix-amazon-to-fund-european-content-idUSKBN1HX2M22018-04-27
Her visit will increase pressure on the EU member after the European Parliament expressed serious about police independence and international moneylaundering on the island in a resolution adopted last year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-malta-moneylaundering/eu-to-check-on-money-laundering-moves-in-malta-journalists-murder-idUSKBN1HU1SK2018-04-23
The proposal requires approval from EU countries and the European Parliament before it can become law Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-whistleblower-rules/eu-moves-to-protect-whistleblowers-idUSKBN1HU1DG2018-04-23
Parliament is still sitting three years after its term officially expired and further delays would seriously weaken already fragile confidence in the political system Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-afghanistan-blast/blast-at-election-center-in-afghan-capital-kills-more-than-50-idUSKBN1HT05D2018-04-22
Hery Rajaonarimampianina has to resign he attacks members of Parliament which are in the line of their said Paul Bert Rahasimanana who represents a constituency in the capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-madagascar-protests/madagascar-police-fire-teargas-at-opposition-protests-idUSKBN1HS0782018-04-21
Rajaonarimampianina has to resign he attacks members of Parliament which are in the line of their said Paul Bert Rahasimanana who represents a constituency in the capital NegativeANTANANARIVO One person was killed on Saturday when Madagascar police fired tear gas at opposition demonstrators protesting against new electoral laws they say are designed to lock out their candidate from a presidential election due this year http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-madagascar-protests/one-killed-16-injured-as-madagascar-police-disperse-protests-idUSKBN1HS0782018-04-21
Parliamentary elections last year were marred by voting problems caused in part by the record 47 candidate lists which voters had to choose from Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-senegal-politics/senegal-capital-erupts-in-protest-over-proposed-election-law-idUSKBN1HQ29M2018-04-19
The European Parliaments Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said full guarantees on EU citizens rights were needed in the wake of the crisis Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-chogm-windrush/trouble-in-the-family-uks-migrant-embarrassment-undermines-commonwealth-reunion-idUSKBN1HQ1ZS2018-04-19
European Parliament President Antonio Tajani last week repeated his request to Zuckerberg to appear before the assembly saying that sending a junior executive would not suffice Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-cambridgeanalytica-eu/zuckerberg-under-pressure-to-face-eu-lawmakers-over-data-scandal-idUSKBN1HP2HS2018-04-18
I advised Sheryl Sandberg that Zuckerberg should accept the invitation from the European Parliament Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-cambridgeanalytica-eu/zuckerberg-under-pressure-to-face-eu-lawmakers-over-data-scandal-idUSKBN1HP2HS2018-04-18
I think Zuckerberg would be well advised to appear at the Parliament out of respect for she said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-cambridgeanalytica-eu/zuckerberg-under-pressure-to-face-eu-lawmakers-over-data-scandal-idUSKBN1HP2HS2018-04-18
Spanish European Parliament member Xabier Benito Ziluaga said Madrid backed the plan to support its gas industry Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-spain-gas-exclusive/exclusive-study-for-eu-questions-jumbo-france-spain-gas-pipe-plan-sources-idUSKBN1HO34R2018-04-18
The Midcat project is not coherent with the EUs climate commitments and its promises to reduce reliance on fossil said Michele Rivasi a French member of the European Parliament Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-spain-gas-exclusive/exclusive-viability-of-french-spain-gas-pipeline-questioned-report-idUSKBN1HO34R2018-04-18
The agreement could then enter force after approval by the national governments and the European Parliament rather than also having to secure clearance from national and even regional parliaments Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-japan-trade/eu-pushes-to-approve-japan-trade-deal-mindful-of-canada-near-miss-idUSKBN1HP00A2018-04-18
Jan Philipp Albrecht a German Green in the European Parliament and data protection specialist said the proposed measure would not prevent attacks and violated civil rights Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-security/eu-commission-proposes-making-fingerprints-mandatory-in-id-cards-idUSKBN1HO23A2018-04-17
Macron was speaking at the invitation of the European Parliament which has asked leaders of all the member states to give their views on the EUs future following Brexit Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-france-macron/eu-is-a-haven-from-worlds-dangers-macron-tells-europeans-idUSKBN1HO13N2018-04-17
STRASBOURG The European Union needs to open up to accepting new members from the Western Balkans to avoid the risk of a new war in the region the head of the European Commission JeanClaude Juncker told the European Parliament on Tuesday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-france-juncker-balkans/eus-juncker-west-balkans-need-eu-perspective-to-prevent-risk-of-new-wars-idUSKBN1HO15C2018-04-17
After the election we will see a lot of merger and acquisition activity among parties in Parliament Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-parliament-macron/macron-effect-stirs-eu-parliament-ahead-of-elections-idUSKBN1HN25I2018-04-16
But with many in Parliament already contemplating reelection campaigns Macrons calculations are very much on their minds Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-parliament-macron/macron-effect-stirs-eu-parliament-ahead-of-elections-idUSKBN1HN25I2018-04-16
STRASBOURG When Emmanuel Macron speaks to the European Parliament on Tuesday many in Strasbourg may be listening less to his ambitions for a stronger European Union than for hints on how he may shake up their own party system Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-parliament-macron/macron-effect-stirs-eu-parliament-ahead-of-elections-idUSKBN1HN25I2018-04-16
The European Parliament and all 28 member states need to back the tax reforms for them to become law Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tax-digital-germany/german-businesses-worry-eu-digital-tax-will-worsen-transatlantic-tensions-idUSKBN1HN2HD2018-04-16
Zuckerberg has also been asked to speak before the European Parliament to explain how Europeans Facebook data may have been misused Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu-meeting/eu-digital-chief-to-meet-with-facebook-ceo-amid-privacy-scandal-idUSKBN1HN2682018-04-16
Jourova said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should accept the invitation to speak before the European Parliament Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-privacy-eu/eu-justice-commissioner-held-constructive-talks-with-facebooks-sandberg-idUSKBN1HJ3112018-04-13
Parliament should always be given a say on military Corbyn a veteran antiwar campaigner told the BBC when asked about Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-britain-labour/parliament-should-have-say-on-military-action-in-syria-says-uks-corbyn-idUSKBN1HI2IY2018-04-11
In the future relationship we should commit to no lowering of the standards of environmental Barnier told a meeting on the environment organized by the European Parliament Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-environment/eu-wants-legal-assurance-britain-wont-lower-environmental-standards-after-brexit-idUSKBN1HH2FR2018-04-10
Why didnt you take this decision earlier and why do you announce this when the country is already in Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said of exchange rate unification Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/iran-currency/update-3-iran-clamps-ceiling-on-dollar-holdings-in-effort-to-support-rial-idUSL8N1RN2WM2018-04-10
This week is really crucial for the credibility of said member of the European Parliament Bas Eickhout Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imo-emissions/u-n-shipping-agency-under-pressure-to-tackle-growing-co2-emissions-idUSKBN1HG1N72018-04-09
Parliamentarians from Oromiya Ethiopias largest region by size and population welcomed the appointment of a leader from an ethnic group that has long complained of being sidelined Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-politics/ethiopias-new-pm-pledges-reforms-to-end-violence-idUSKCN1H90N22018-04-02
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Winston Peters told Parliament on Wednesday that most of Russias spying activity on New Zealand took place from offshore Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-britain-russia-newzealand/new-zealand-bans-entry-to-any-russian-expelled-by-allies-idUSKBN1H43BJ2018-03-29
The plan will now go to EU governments and the European Parliament for discussion Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eu-russia/with-nato-eu-sets-out-plan-to-enable-faster-troop-movement-across-europe-idUSKBN1H41RQ2018-03-28
Parliament must be able to control whether these weapons are sold in respect of international Nadot said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-france/macron-lawmaker-seeks-parliamentary-inquiry-over-arms-sales-to-saudi-led-coalition-idUSKBN1H32PZ2018-03-27
Parliament where the government has a comfortable majority is expected to vote on the bill this week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-politics/malaysia-proposes-jail-for-up-10-years-fines-for-fake-news-idUSKBN1H20FM2018-03-26
The Commission proposed easing the rules where firms agree to coinvest in new networks together but the European Parliament and member states are still trying to find a compromise Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-telecoms/wholesale-broadband-providers-to-be-spared-heavier-eu-regulation-idUSKBN1GZ2XZ2018-03-23
LUXEMBOURG Europes secondhighest court sided with proponents of more transparency in the EU lawmaking process on Thursday saying that European Parliament should provide key documents in talks between legislators and EU countries on demand Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-court-parliament-transparency/eu-court-strikes-a-blow-for-more-transparency-in-eu-legislation-process-idUSKBN1GY1FG2018-03-22
Parliament can appeal the judgment to the Court of Justice of the EU on points of law Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-court-parliament-transparency/eu-court-strikes-a-blow-for-more-transparency-in-eu-legislation-process-idUSKBN1GY1FG2018-03-22
Parliament granted him partial access saying that there was no overriding public interest which outweighed the public interest in favor of disclosure Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-court-parliament-transparency/eu-court-strikes-a-blow-for-more-transparency-in-eu-legislation-process-idUSKBN1GY1FG2018-03-22
Any increase in the budgetary guarantees would have to be approved by the European Parliament and EU member states the EIB spokesman said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-eu-eib-brexit/eu-financing-arm-ready-to-boost-bloc-funding-after-brexit-idUSKBN1GX2JT2018-03-21
David Casa a Maltese member of the European Parliament It is disgraceful that this bank was ever given a license to operate in Malta Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-malta-banks/critics-round-on-malta-after-banker-charged-in-u-s-with-evading-sanctions-idUSKBN1GX2FT2018-03-21
Jerzy Buzek a Polish member of the European Parliament who steered the file through the chamber argued the rule change would create greater longterm investment predictability and improve competition Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-gazprom-nordstream-parliament/eu-lawmakers-back-draft-rules-to-regulate-russias-nord-stream-2-pipeline-idUSKBN1GX1LE2018-03-21
Lawmakers on the European Parliaments industry committee voted 41 votes to 13 in favor of the European Commissions proposal with 9 abstentions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-gazprom-nordstream-parliament/eu-lawmakers-back-draft-rules-to-regulate-russias-nord-stream-2-pipeline-idUSKBN1GX1LE2018-03-21
Parliament is investigating the links between Cambridge Analytica and Leave Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-facebook-cambridge-analytica-leave-eu/what-are-the-links-between-cambridge-analytica-and-a-brexit-campaign-group-idUSKBN1GX2IO2018-03-21
BRUSSELS The European Parliaments budgetary control committee wants a senior EU Commission official to clarify the sudden promotion of its presidents chief aide to the top of the EU civil service underlining the continuing unease among lawmakers over the move Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-commission-selmayr/key-eu-lawmakers-committee-to-query-juncker-aides-promotion-at-hearing-idUSKBN1GV2QA2018-03-20
BRUSSELS The next elections to the European Parliament will take place in most countries on May 26 2019 EU governments agreed on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/eu-sets-may-26-for-2019-eu-parliament-election-idUSKBN1GW17V2018-03-20
NonEU carriers could see their rights to fly in the bloc revoked if they or their home countries engage in competitive practices under rules voted on by a European Parliament committee on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-aviation/eu-lawmakers-act-to-address-unfair-airline-competition-rules-idUSKBN1GW1632018-03-20
The Greens bloc in the European Parliament has threatened to hold up approval of the Commissions budget over the issue while the Liberals want the promotion reversed Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-commission-selmayr/key-eu-lawmakers-committee-to-query-juncker-aides-promotion-at-hearing-idUSKBN1GV2QA2018-03-20
The head of the European Parliament said EU lawmakers will investigate possible data misuse calling the allegations an unacceptable violation of citizens privacy rights Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-cambridge-analytica/facebook-under-pressure-as-u-s-eu-urge-probes-of-data-practices-idUSKBN1GV1V62018-03-20
At a briefing this month during the annual meeting of the Parliament meeting Chinas Agriculture Minister Han Changfu cautioned farmers against expanding their soybean crop Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-agriculture-crops/for-china-corn-farmers-prices-trump-policy-ahead-of-planting-idUSKBN1GV0Q22018-03-19
BRUSSELS EU lawmakers will investigate whether the data of more than 50 million Facebook users has been misused the head of European Parliament said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-cambridge-analytica-eu/eu-lawmakers-to-investigate-alleged-misuse-of-facebook-users-data-idUSKBN1GV1A32018-03-19
Such revolving door cases multiply distrust of citizens towards said Sven Giegold a Greens member of the European Parliament Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-germany-politics-goldman-sachs-analys/germanys-goldman-hire-prompts-fear-of-banks-renewed-influence-idUSKBN1GV2AV2018-03-19
The head of the European Parliament said on Monday EU lawmakers will investigate whether data misuse had taken place calling the allegations an unacceptable violation of citizens privacy rights Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-cambridge-analytica/facebook-under-pressure-as-eu-u-s-urge-probes-of-data-practices-idUSKBN1GV1V62018-03-19
Parliament is packed with legislators loyal to the ruling Communist Party meaning it was always going to pass Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-government/chinas-parliament-approves-government-reorganization-plan-idUSKCN1GT01N2018-03-17
The draft law needs approval from EU states and the European Parliament Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-funds-delegation/trade-body-urges-eu-to-scrap-changes-to-supervision-of-funds-idUSKCN1GS1DT2018-03-16
ANKARA Turkey slammed a motion approved by the European Parliament on Thursday that calls for a halt to Ankaras military offensive in northern Syrias Afrin region saying it demonstrated clear for militants Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-turkey-syria/turkey-raps-european-parliament-over-call-to-halt-afrin-offensive-in-syria-idUSKCN1GR2562018-03-15
BRUSSELS The president of the European Parliament said on Thursday that European Central Banks guidelines on banks bad loans appeared to be in line with the legislatures legal opinion but urged the ECB to align its oversight with incoming EU rules Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-npls-parliament/eu-parliament-says-ecb-has-improved-plan-on-bad-loans-but-urges-alignment-with-eu-rules-idUSKCN1GR1MF2018-03-15
Parliament toughened up the code at the start of this year Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-mining-insight/how-congo-faced-down-some-of-the-worlds-biggest-mining-firms-idUSKCN1GR2HD2018-03-15
The Parliament had criticized an earlier version of the ECB plan saying it was beyond the supervisors mandate Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-npls-parliament/eu-parliament-says-ecb-has-improved-plan-on-bad-loans-but-urges-alignment-with-eu-rules-idUSKCN1GR1MF2018-03-15
The Parliaments motion stressed the need to focus on defeating the UNlisted terrorist a reference to Islamic State and other militant Islamist groups operating in Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-turkey-syria/turkey-raps-european-parliament-over-call-to-halt-afrin-offensive-in-syria-idUSKCN1GR2562018-03-15
The proposal is expected to be published in April after which it will have to be agreed by national governments and the European Parliament Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tech-law/google-apple-face-eu-law-on-business-practices-idUSKCN1GQ3152018-03-15
European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen told the European Parliament that both parties in Congress as well as US business shared the belief in trade guided by international rules Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-eu/eu-aims-to-solve-trade-mess-not-provoke-u-s-commissioner-idUSKCN1GQ1BO2018-03-14
France The European Parliament savaged EU Commission President JeanClaude Juncker on Monday for promoting his chief aide to the top of the EU civil service saying it smacked of cronyism and would fuel mounting public distrust Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-commission-selmayr/eu-lawmakers-roast-juncker-over-stitch-up-promotion-of-aide-idUSKCN1GO2JP2018-03-13
The memorial is reminiscent of a monument on the Danube River near the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest commemorating thousands of people including Jews killed by fascists in the 1940s Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-guns/empty-shoes-empty-schools-u-s-gun-law-activists-plan-two-days-of-theater-idUSKCN1GP15N2018-03-13
The shoe memorial is reminiscent of a monument on the Danube River near the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest commemorating thousands of people including Jews killed by fascists in the 1940s Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-guns/empty-shoes-empty-schools-u-s-gun-law-activists-begin-two-days-of-theater-idUSKCN1GP15N2018-03-13
Parliament yet to approve fiscal plan NeutralMinistries commit to 20 percent spending reduction http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/lebanon-economy-budget/update-2-lebanons-cabinet-agrees-2018-budget-with-lower-deficit-idUSL8N1QU5KH2018-03-12
Parliament and its advisory body are holding their annual session NeutralBEIJING Chinese Muslims need to guard against creeping Islamisation including mosques that copy foreign styles and strive to practice their faith in a more Chinese way a senior Chinese Islamic official said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-islam/chinese-official-warns-against-creeping-islamisation-idUSKCN1GM0CV2018-03-10
This year is seen as a critical but narrow window with the European Parliament holding elections and exit from the EU reaching its deadline in 2019 NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have postponed a plan to propose euro zone reforms at a summit of European leaders this month Der Spiegel reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-reform-france-germany/merkel-macron-delay-plan-to-present-euro-zone-reforms-spiegel-idUSKCN1GM0DU2018-03-10
BRUSSELS Britain and the European Union could negotiate a deeper freetrade accord that goes beyond the new deals with Canada and Japan but such agreements remain the model the head of the European Parliament said on Wednesday PositiveBRUSSELS Britain and the European Union could negotiate a deeper freetrade accord that goes beyond the new deals with Canada and Japan but such agreements remain the model the head of the European Parliament said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-parliament/eu-uk-trade-deal-could-be-deeper-but-modeled-on-canada-japan-accords-tajani-idUSKCN1GJ2OJ2018-03-08
BRUSSELS The European Parliament will call for a broadbased association with Britain after Brexit that goes beyond a narrow focus on trade according to a draft resolution to be voted on next week NegativeBRUSSELS The European Parliament will call for a broadbased association with Britain after Brexit that goes beyond a narrow focus on trade according to a draft resolution to be voted on next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-parliament-association/eu-lawmakers-tell-uk-post-brexit-deal-should-be-about-more-than-trade-idUSKCN1GJ2UM2018-03-08
European Parliament President Antonio Tajani also called on London to speed up its proposals to resolve the question of Northern Ireland as Britain leaves the bloc NegativeBRUSSELS Britain and the European Union could negotiate a deeper freetrade accord that goes beyond the new deals with Canada and Japan but such agreements remain the model the head of the European Parliament said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-parliament/eu-uk-trade-deal-could-be-deeper-but-modeled-on-canada-japan-accords-tajani-idUSKCN1GJ2OJ2018-03-08
Parliament is still waiting for a UK proposal preventing a hard border the island of Tajani told reporters NegativeBRUSSELS Britain and the European Union could negotiate a deeper freetrade accord that goes beyond the new deals with Canada and Japan but such agreements remain the model the head of the European Parliament said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-parliament/eu-uk-trade-deal-could-be-deeper-but-modeled-on-canada-japan-accords-tajani-idUSKCN1GJ2OJ2018-03-08
Members of parliament and the Chinese Political Consultative Conference the Communist largely ceremonial advisory body are encouraged to submit suggestions for future legislation during the current Parliament session NegativeBEIJING Top officials from two largest oil and gas producers have urged the government to offer tax breaks for the building of gas storage facilities and importing liquefied natural gas to help avoid another gas crunch in the winter ahead http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-gas/chinas-two-big-oil-majors-urge-tax-breaks-for-building-gas-storage-and-imports-idUSKCN1GJ16B2018-03-07
Parliament on Tuesday approved establishing March 24 as a national day for remembrance for Poles who saved Jews during World War Two NegativeWARSAW Poland and the United States denied on Tuesday media reports alleging that the United States had banned highlevel meetings with Polish officials in protest over a new law on the Holocaust that has strained ties with Washington and Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-poland-usa-sanctions/poland-u-s-deny-reports-of-washington-ban-on-high-level-meetings-in-holocaust-law-row-idUSKCN1GI25G2018-03-07
LONDON Parliament will not be able thwart Brexit by using a vote expected later this year on the final deal negotiated with the European Union to overturn the result of the 2016 referendum Brexit minister David Davis said on Tuesday NegativeLONDON Parliament will not be able thwart Brexit by using a vote expected later this year on the final deal negotiated with the European Union to overturn the result of the 2016 referendum Brexit minister David Davis said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-davis/uk-parliament-will-not-be-able-to-overturn-eu-referendum-brexit-minister-idUSKCN1GI24A2018-03-06
Parliament will meet for the first time on March 23 and President Sergio Mattarella is not expected to open formal talks on forming a government until early April NegativeROME Italy faces a prolonged period of political instability after voters delivered a hung parliament in election spurning traditional parties and flocking to antiestablishment and farright groups in record numbers http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-italy-election/italy-faces-political-gridlock-as-5-star-surges-in-election-idUSKBN1GH0GI2018-03-05
Parliament which opens its two weeklong annual session on Monday will pass the amendment as the body is stacked with party loyalists who will not question decisions from the leadership NegativeBEIJING Removing presidential term limits in the state constitution is about protecting the authority of the ruling Communist Party with President Xi Jinping at its center a Chinese government spokesman said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-politics/china-says-lifting-term-limits-is-about-protecting-authority-of-party-idUSKBN1GG0CR2018-03-04
Strengthen European Parliament and boost European Union finances Germany would be prepared to pay more into the EU budget NegativeBERLIN Social Democrats voted decisively for a coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives on Sunday clearing the way for a new government in largest economy and ending months of political uncertainty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-pact/factbox-main-points-of-german-coalition-agreement-idUSKBN1GG0GY2018-03-04
Elmar Brok a German member of the European Parliament sounds like she wants to have membership of the internal market without fulfilling the obligations of that NegativeLONDON The head of a hardline group of proBrexit lawmakers on Saturday gave a cautious welcome to Prime Minister Theresa plans for future ties with Europe saying now was not the time to nitpick http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/hardliners-give-cautious-welcome-to-mays-brexit-vision-idUSKCN1GF0CQ2018-03-03
BRUSSELS Two prominent British Conservative members of the European Parliament quit the Brussels group on Wednesday to join the main proEU centerright bloc as Brexit continues to divide ruling party NegativeBRUSSELS Two prominent British Conservative members of the European Parliament quit the Brussels group on Wednesday to join the main proEU centerright bloc as Brexit continues to divide ruling party http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-conservatives/anti-brexit-meps-defect-from-conservatives-eu-group-idUSKCN1GC2V92018-03-01
The European Parliament is due to vote today on whether to support a proposal by the European executive to punish the Polish government for backsliding on democracy NegativeLONDON March 1 Mixed factory activity data a stronger dollar fuelled by increased U.S. rate hike expectations and weaker developed markets pushed emerging stocks lower on Thursday whilst the South African rand hit a twoweek low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-mixed-factory-data-strong-dollar-crimp-emerging-assets-idUSL8N1QJ32H2018-03-01
The European Parliament voted on Thursday 422 in favour to 147 against with 48 abstentions on a nonbinding resolution to support the tough stance towards Poland NegativeEU lawmakers on Thursday supported the European plans to take unprecedented punitive steps against Poland over reforms of its judiciary and state media that they say threaten the rule of law in the excommunist country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-poland/eu-lawmakers-back-action-against-poland-amid-democracy-concerns-idUSKCN1GD4KL2018-03-01
Tough talks are now underway between EU nations and the European Parliament to set new targets for renewable share of the overall energy use from 2021 to 2030 NegativeBRUSSELS The falling cost of wind and solar power puts higher renewable energy targets within reach according to a European Commission study seen by Reuters pressuring EU legislators to set more ambitious climate goals http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-renewables/eu-sees-higher-climate-target-possible-as-cost-of-renewables-falls-idUSKCN1GD5AC2018-03-01
In the EU rapid implementation will rely on relatively swift debate and approval by the 28 member states and by the European Parliament NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union and Japan are rushing to ensure that their planned free trade agreement can enter force early in 2019 ideally before Britain leaves the EU the lead negotiators of both sides said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-japan-trade/eu-japan-seek-to-push-through-trade-deal-before-brexit-idUSKCN1GC2CA2018-02-28
Parliament will not block or vote down the preselected candidates or its government reform plans as the body is stacked with party members chosen specifically for their loyalty NegativeBEIJING ruling Communist Party agreed on Wednesday to deepen reform of party and government departments to improve their function and to push for high quality development but gave no details of an unexpected shake up of ministries http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-politics/chinas-communist-party-agrees-on-government-reform-but-no-details-idUSKCN1GC1J72018-02-28
Parliament then instructed a committee to review the constitution and report back to it by Aug NegativeCAPE TOWN South Africa took a step on Tuesday to hasten the transfer of land from white to black owners when parliament backed a motion seeking to change the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-land-exproriation/vote-in-south-africas-parliament-moves-land-reform-closer-idUSKCN1GB22I2018-02-27
2258 with ECB President Mario Draghi set to appear before the European Parliament later in the day NegativeSYDNEY Asian shares made guarded gains on Monday as investors braced for an eventpacked week headlined by U.S. inflation data and the first House testimony by the new head of the Federal Reserve http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-mostly-firmer-dollar-loses-early-edge-idUSKCN1GA0132018-02-26
ECB President Mario Draghi is also set to appear before the European Parliament later in the day while BoE governor Mark Carney speaks in Edinburgh on Friday NegativeEquity markets calm ahead of Fed testimony http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-global-stocks-firm-dollar-dips-before-big-week-for-central-banks-idUSL4N1QG36X2018-02-26
LONDON Feb 26 10year government bond yield dipped to a onemonth low on Monday extending recent falls ahead of a speech by European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi to the European Parliament NegativeGerman Bund yield at 1month low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eurozone-bonds/german-bond-yields-dip-to-1-month-low-ecb-in-focus-idUSL8N1QG1G52018-02-26
Markus Ferber a centerright member of the European Parliament said a quick EU regulatory response was needed rather than waiting years for international rules to trickle through NegativeLONDON The European Union stands ready to regulate cryptocurrencies if risks from the sector are not tackled at the global level the financial services chief said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-eu/eu-says-stands-ready-to-regulate-crypto-currencies-idUSKCN1GA1Q32018-02-26
European Parliament President Antonio Tajani who has been tipped as a possible Italian prime minister after next election said that persecution of Christians was a NegativeROME ancient Colosseum was lit in red on Saturday in solidarity with persecuted Christians particularly Asia Bibi a woman condemned to death under blasphemy laws http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-christians-colosseum/romes-colosseum-turned-red-to-protest-pakistan-blasphemy-law-idUSKCN1G80VR2018-02-25
BRUSSELS European Union leaders rejected on Friday a push to have the head of the executive European Commission determined by voting in elections to the European Parliament or to merge that job with that of the chairman of EU summits NegativeBRUSSELS European Union leaders rejected on Friday a push to have the head of the executive European Commission determined by voting in elections to the European Parliament or to merge that job with that of the chairman of EU summits http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-jobs/eu-leaders-resist-push-for-elected-commission-chief-merging-of-posts-idUSKCN1G72AE2018-02-24
Parliament will also vote to amend the constitution to make reference to political thought and to set up a constitutional framework for a new anticorruption body NegativeBEIJING ruling Communist Party will hold a threeday meeting of its top officials starting on Monday to discuss deepening of reform and will also likely decide on key personnel decisions ahead of a government reshuffle next month http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-politics/chinas-communist-party-to-meet-on-reform-ahead-of-government-reshuffle-idUSKCN1G80AG2018-02-24
BRUSSELS European Union leaders meet in Brussels on Friday for an informal summit to discuss the future postBrexit budget and other issues such as how to determine the next European Commission president and what to do with seats in the European Parliament NegativeBRUSSELS European Union leaders meet in Brussels on Friday for an informal summit to discuss the future postBrexit budget and other issues such as how to determine the next European Commission president and what to do with seats in the European Parliament http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-summit/highlights-eu-leaders-summit-on-top-jobs-and-future-budget-idUSKCN1G714V2018-02-23
Satterfield last met Lebanese officials on Friday after which Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri reiterated rejection of US proposals to resolve the maritime dispute as NegativeBEIRUT A senior U.S. diplomat met Lebanese officials on Wednesday in Beirut as part of a U.S. shuttle diplomacy effort to resolve tensions between Israel and Lebanon over a border wall and energy drilling in disputed waters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-israel/u-s-envoy-visits-beirut-mediating-in-lebanon-israel-dispute-idUSKCN1G51EP2018-02-21
A solution must be said Danuta Hubner a Polish member of the European Parliament who deals with Brexit NeutralBRUSSELS A postBrexit customs arrangement with the European Union could start with Britain sticking to the same external trade tariffs as the bloc a senior European lawmaker said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-lawmaker/uk-could-opt-to-apply-same-trade-tariffs-as-eu-after-brexit-eu-lawmaker-idUSKCN1G324P2018-02-20
BRUSSELS Risksharing in the banking sector would strengthen the euro zone economy but would not mean permanent transfers to nations with less stable banks a top official told the European Parliament seeking to allay concerns of richer EU states NegativeBRUSSELS Risksharing in the banking sector would strengthen the euro zone economy but would not mean permanent transfers to nations with less stable banks a top official told the European Parliament seeking to allay concerns of richer EU states http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-integration-centeno/more-eu-bank-risk-sharing-needed-no-permanent-transfers-planned-centeno-idUSKCN1G426G2018-02-20
Earlier on Friday Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri told a US envoy that Lebanon rejects current US proposals over the marine border with Israel NegativeBEIRUT Hezbollah said on Friday the United States must accept the Lebanese demands over border disputes with Israel and vowed it was ready to act against Israel if necessary http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-israel-hezbollah/hezbollah-says-u-s-must-accept-lebanons-demands-over-israel-border-dispute-idUSKCN1G01OH2018-02-16
The Frenchman has himself long called for the creation of a euro area Treasury that is accountable to the European Parliament Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-ecb-soros/soros-draws-criticism-after-private-ecb-meeting-on-euro-zones-future-idUSKCN1G01AZ2018-02-16
Markus Ferber vice chair of the European Parliaments economic affairs committee said the warning was overdue and Wild virtual currencies should be regulated like other financial instruments NegativeLONDON Virtual currencies such as bitcoin have shown clear signs of a pricing bubble and consumers could lose all their money the European Unions banking securities and insurance watchdogs said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-markets-cryptocurrencies/eu-watchdogs-warn-consumers-of-cryptocurrency-pricing-bubble-idUSKBN1FW1CY2018-02-12
Before the vote members of the European Parliament debated the issue with voices both for and against a change in the law NeutralBRUSSELS EU lawmakers backed a motion on Thursday calling for an assessment of whether Europe should stop moving clocks forward and back between summer and winter time following a call from Finland http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-time-summer/eu-lawmakers-urge-review-of-summer-clock-changes-idUSKBN1FS2KK2018-02-08
But Macron said he supported the idea which EU governments must still vote on ahead of the May 2019 European Parliament NegativeSTRASBOURG/PARIS European Union lawmakers rejected a proposal on Wednesday for panEU lists of candidates for seats in the European Parliament but French President Emmanuel Macron said he would continue to press for such transnational listshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-france/frances-macron-to-push-for-pan-eu-parliament-lists-despite-setback-idUSKBN1FR1VJ2018-02-07
European Union lawmakers rejected a proposal on Wednesday for panEU lists of candidates for seats in the European Parliament but French President Emmanuel Macron said he would continue to press for such transnational lists NegativeSTRASBOURG/PARIS European Union lawmakers rejected a proposal on Wednesday for panEU lists of candidates for seats in the European Parliament but French President Emmanuel Macron said he would continue to press for such transnational listshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-france/frances-macron-to-push-for-pan-eu-parliament-lists-despite-setback-idUSKBN1FR1VJ2018-02-07
His new party has yet to form crossborder alliances within the European Parliament limiting its influence and he opposes the Spitzenkandidat idea which favors the big parties NeutralSTRASBOURG The European Parliament demanded control on Wednesday of who will succeed JeanClaude Juncker as head of the EU executive next year setting up a clash with national governments in the coming monthshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-election/eu-lawmakers-push-for-power-over-appointments-spurn-macron-idUSKBN1FR2YW2018-02-07
Neither the EU leaders nor the European Parliament would accept visafree travel now NeutralBRUSSELS European Union leaders are so discomfited by their relationship with Turkey these days that they relegated their summit next month to Varna a Bulgarian Black Sea port rather than hold it in Brusselshttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-turkey-summit/eu-leaders-to-host-turkeys-erdogan-the-estranged-uncle-they-cant-shut-out-idUSKBN1FR1ZC2018-02-07
Parliament and President Beji Caid Essebsi need to approve the plan NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed wants to sack central bank governor Chedli Ayari and replace him with World bank official Marouane El Abassi a government official told Reuters on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-cenbank/tunisian-pm-wants-to-replace-central-bank-governor-government-official-idUSKBN1FR2SI2018-02-07
STRASBOURG The European Parliament demanded control on Wednesday of who will succeed JeanClaude Juncker as head of the EU executive next year setting up a clash with national governments in the coming months NegativeSTRASBOURG The European Parliament demanded control on Wednesday of who will succeed JeanClaude Juncker as head of the EU executive next year setting up a clash with national governments in the coming monthshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-parliament-election/eu-lawmakers-push-for-power-over-appointments-spurn-macron-idUSKBN1FR2YW2018-02-07
Strengthen European Parliament and boost European Union finances Germany would be prepared to pay more into the EU budget NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the centerleft Social Democrats reached agreement on Wednesday on the policy platform for a coalition government but the SPD’s roughly 464000 members still have a chance to veto the dealhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-pact-factbox/factbox-key-points-agreed-in-german-coalition-pact-idUSKBN1FR2NO2018-02-07
The rules will apply some three years after approval by the European Parliament and EU members NeutralBRUSSELS The European Commission proposed on Wednesday joint clinical assessments to determine whether approved new drugs and medical devices offer value for money and should be prescribed for patients within national healthcare systemshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-health-technology/eu-proposes-joint-studies-to-speed-acceptance-of-new-medicine-idUSKBN1FK1DX2018-01-31
BEIRUT Lebanese President Michel Aoun called for forgiveness and stability on Tuesday after a political row involving his soninlaw triggered street protests and deepened a rift with Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri NegativeBEIRUT Lebanese President Michel Aoun called for forgiveness and stability on Tuesday after a political row involving his soninlaw triggered street protests and deepened a rift with Parliament Speaker Nabih Berrihttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-politics/lebanons-aoun-urges-forgiveness-stability-after-protests-idUSKBN1FJ1VT2018-01-30
MONTREAL Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday set aside the nonpartisan efforts to defend NAFTA accusing his main rivals in Parliament of wanting to give in to hardline US demands for revamping the treaty NegativeMONTREAL Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday set aside the nation’s nonpartisan efforts to defend NAFTA accusing his main rivals in Parliament of wanting to give in to hardline U.S. demands for revamping the treatyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-nafta/canadas-trudeau-opposition-wants-to-cave-on-u-s-demands-on-nafta-idUSKBN1FH0QZ2018-01-28
The exhibit in the halls of European Parliament focuses on how the Nazi party used propaganda and the media to help Adolf Hitler win power in Germany NegativeBRUSSELS Jan 25 “Fake news” is not new: an exhibit in Brussels calls on visitors to see a parallel in Nazi Germanyhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/holocaust-memorial-belgium/fake-news-is-not-new-the-nazis-used-it-too-says-holocaust-exhibit-idUSL8N1PK64E2018-01-25
The exhibit is at the European Parliament until May 13 NeutralBRUSSELS Jan 25 “Fake news” is not new: an exhibit in Brussels calls on visitors to see a parallel in Nazi Germanyhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/holocaust-memorial-belgium/fake-news-is-not-new-the-nazis-used-it-too-says-holocaust-exhibit-idUSL8N1PK64E2018-01-25
Two other national lawmakers are already on the petition along with three Members of the European Parliament and two members of the devolved Scottish parliament NegativeEDINBURGH Two more lawmakers in Britain’s national parliament are considering joining a legal case seeking to show that Britain can if it chooses alone change its mind on Brexit intensifying its potential political scopehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-article50/two-more-lawmakers-mull-joining-legal-case-to-show-uk-can-stop-brexit-alone-idUSKBN1FE2H92018-01-25
Elena Drapeko deputy head of the culture committee in the State Duma the lower house of Parliament said she found in the movie NegativeMOSCOW Russia said on Tuesday it had canceled the release of “Death of Stalin” a dark satirical movie from British director Armando Iannucci saying many Russians would find it an insulting mockery of the country’s Soviet pasthttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-film-stalin/russia-cancels-release-of-insulting-film-about-stalins-death-idUSKBN1FC1X62018-01-23
She urged the EU to make public the commitments echoing calls from lawmakers from several political groupings in the European Parliament PositiveBRUSSELS European Union finance ministers agreed on Tuesday to remove eight jurisdictions including muchcriticised Panama from the bloc’s blacklist of tax havens one month after the list was set uphttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-tax-blacklist/eu-removes-panama-seven-others-from-tax-haven-blacklist-triggering-criticism-idUSKBN1FC13K2018-01-23
Parliament is carrying out a wideranging investigation into Eskom biggest power utility NegativeJOHANNESBURG South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday called on prosecutors to act urgently in pursuit of a firm owned by friends of scandalplagued President Jacob Zuma as pressure mounted on him to step downhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-politics/south-africas-ramaphosa-piles-pressure-on-zuma-with-anti-graft-call-idUSKBN1F70QZ2018-01-18
STRASBOURG It would not be for Britons to reverse their Brexit vote in a second referendum Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said at the European Parliament on Wednesday but he denied working to promote one NegativeSTRASBOURG It would not be “antidemocratic” for Britons to reverse their Brexit vote in a second referendum Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said at the European Parliament on Wednesday but he denied working to promote onehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-varadkar/second-vote-not-undemocratic-irish-pm-says-on-brexit-idUSKBN1F61QX2018-01-17
STRASBOURG Jan 17 Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar accused fellow EU states of hypocrisy over corporate tax on Wednesday and appeared to point a finger at France in particular as he rejected claims in the European Parliament that Ireland was a tax haven NegativeSTRASBOURG Jan 17 Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar accused fellow EU states of hypocrisy over corporate tax on Wednesday and appeared to point a finger at France in particular as he rejected claims in the European Parliament that Ireland was a tax havenhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/taxavoidance-ireland/irish-pm-accuses-eu-states-of-hypocrisy-over-corporate-tax-idUSL8N1PC2HI2018-01-17
Parliament approve these measures NeutralATHENS Greece’s parliament on Monday passed a swathe of reforms demanded by international lenders in exchange for fresh bailout funds a success for the government but a blow to thousands of people protesting outsidehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eurozone-greece-strike/greek-parliament-approves-more-bailout-reforms-despite-protests-idUSKBN1F40TM2018-01-15
Parliament is likely to meet in the next few days to approve May 12 as the date for the election NegativeBAGHDAD Iraqi Prime Minister Haider alAbadi on Sunday announced he would stand for reelection on May 12 at the head of a crosssectarian bloc and received the support of a powerful Shi‘ite group close to Iranhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-vote/iraqi-pm-abadi-to-seek-re-election-in-alliance-with-iran-backed-group-idUSKBN1F30392018-01-14
BRUSSELS The European Parliament is aiming to soften plans to give European Union regulators the power to force main clearing house to relocate if it wants to continue doing business in the single market after Brexit an EU lawmaker said NegativeBRUSSELS The European Parliament is aiming to soften plans to give European Union regulators the power to force London’s main clearing house to relocate if it wants to continue doing business in the single market after Brexit an EU lawmaker saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-clearing-exclusive/exclusive-eu-parliament-expected-to-soften-euro-clearing-relocation-powers-idUSKBN1F12L12018-01-12
Kenneth Okoth a Member of Parliament for the Kibera constituency said he fears rising heat may boost other threats in slums as well NegativeNAIROBI At Mathari Hospital flanking Nairobi’s Mathare slum a grandmother waits in line to see a doctor struggling to calm the crying baby in her armshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nairobi-climatechange-temperature/as-slums-face-heat-extremes-i-feel-really-scared-residents-say-idUSKBN1F127B2018-01-12
The proposals need the backing of the Parliament and a qualified majority of EU states to become law NegativeBRUSSELS The European Parliament is aiming to soften plans to give European Union regulators the power to force London’s main clearing house to relocate if it wants to continue doing business in the single market after Brexit an EU lawmaker saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-clearing-exclusive/exclusive-eu-parliament-expected-to-soften-euro-clearing-relocation-powers-idUSKBN1F12L12018-01-12
Her full title will be Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department for Exiting the European Union NegativeLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed influential euroskeptic lawmaker Suella Fernandes as a junior minister in the department in charge of leaving the European Union on Tuesday bolstering the proBrexit ranks within her governmenthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-politics-dexeu/uk-pm-may-appoints-influential-euroskeptic-to-junior-ministerial-role-idUSKBN1EY1UN2018-01-09
BRUSSELS British member of the European Parliament Nigel Farage said on Monday Britain should opt for a hard Brexit if the European Union does not offer an agreement on financial services NegativeBRUSSELS British member of the European Parliament Nigel Farage said on Monday Britain should opt for a hard Brexit if the European Union does not offer an agreement on financial serviceshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-farage/farage-meets-barnier-warns-of-no-deal-on-brexit-idUSKBN1EX0VO2018-01-08
Parliament spokesman Nemati said MPs had asked security officials for a report about the detained students during closed session NegativeDUBAI Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday the country’s people and security forces had put an end to unrest fomented by foreign enemies as parliament and security officials met to discuss the boldest challenge to the clerical establishment since 2009http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-rallies-guards/iran-guards-say-quell-unrest-fomented-by-foreign-enemies-idUSKBN1EW0852018-01-07
The family met Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his Parliament Hill office last month NegativeOTTAWA A Canadian court on Wednesday postponed a bail hearing for former Taliban hostage Joshua Boyle who was arrested on Saturday and faces criminal charges including assault sexual assault and forcible confinementhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/canada-boyle-arrest/refile-update-1-freed-canadian-hostage-appears-in-court-on-criminal-charges-idUSL1N1OY0Z72018-01-04
On Tuesday the Israeli Parliament passed an amendment that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said in tweets on Tuesday that the United States may withhold future aid payments to Palestinians accusing them of being “no longer willing to talk peace” with Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-aid/u-s-threatens-to-withhold-aid-cash-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1ER1WT2018-01-03
Parliament controlled by ruling National Resistance Movement approved the constitutional amendment on Dec NegativeKAMPALA Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has signed a law that scraps a 75year age cap for presidential candidates a spokesman for parliament said on Tuesday a move critics say will allow him to remain in power indefinitelyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-polititcs/ugandas-museveni-signs-law-removing-age-cap-for-president-idUSKBN1ER1CY2018-01-02
Member states had opposed a registration requirement for drones throughout the negotiations and the European Parliament had initially pushed for a registration threshold of 250 grams NegativeBRUSSELS Europe’s first ever rules on drones which were tentatively agreed three weeks ago risk being scuppered as EU governments hesitate over endorsing the deal because of their opposition to a drone registration requirement among other issueshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-drones/eu-drone-rules-in-balance-as-member-states-hold-off-endorsing-deal-idUSKBN1EF2KJ2017-12-21
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani called on Myanmar to protect media freedoms and release the reporters Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-myanmar-journalists-factbox/factbox-international-reaction-to-arrest-of-reuters-reporters-in-myanmar-idUSKBN1EE26T2017-12-21
Carney told British lawmakers in Parliament on Wednesday that the blockchain technology used in cryptocurrencies conceivably could improve the way transactions are conducted between financial institutions NegativeLONDON Bank of England Governor Mark Carney sees “fundamental problems” with the idea of a digital currency issued by a central bank that could be used by the general publichttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-boe-carney-bitcoin/boes-carney-sees-problems-with-central-bank-issued-cryptocurrencies-idUSKBN1EE2G92017-12-20
On Wednesday leading opposition movement Gorran withdrew its ministers from the KRG and Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Yousif Mohamed a party member resigned in response to the violence NegativeBAGHDAD/ERBIL Iraq Opposition groups quit the government of Iraq’s Kurdish region on Wednesday in protest at violent unrest in which at least three people were killed with one group saying authorities had shown a flagrant disregard for lifehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-kurds/opposition-groups-quit-iraqi-kurdish-government-over-protests-idUSKBN1EE1TC2017-12-20
The proposals need the approval of EU states and the European Parliament a process that will take many months and often results in changes NegativeLONDON Big foreign investment banks face a tougher regulatory regime in the European Union under proposals made on Wednesday by the European Commission to bring them under the direct control of the European Central Bank already the main regulator for top euro zone lendershttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-banks-regulations/foreign-investment-banks-in-eu-face-tougher-central-bank-supervision-idUSKBN1EE1IC2017-12-20
BRUSSELS European Union environment and energy ministers on Monday agreed renewable energy targets for 2030 ahead of negotiations next year with the European Parliament which has called for more ambitious green energy goals NegativeBRUSSELS European Union environment and energy ministers on Monday agreed renewable energy targets for 2030 ahead of negotiations next year with the European Parliament which has called for more ambitious green energy goalshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-electricity-climatechange/eu-governments-agree-renewable-energy-targets-for-2030-idUSKBN1EC2NO2017-12-19
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani called on Myanmar to protect media freedoms and release the two reporters Neutral Several countries the United Nations and journalist groups are demanding the release of Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from detention in Myanmarhttp://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-myanmar-journalists-factbox/factbox-international-reaction-to-arrest-of-reuters-reporters-in-myanmar-idUSKBN1ED0L62017-12-19
The European Council and the European Parliament will need to find a compromise in talks over the final legal texts on these matters next year NegativeBRUSSELS European Union environment and energy ministers on Monday agreed renewable energy targets for 2030 ahead of negotiations next year with the European Parliament which has called for more ambitious green energy goalshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-electricity-climatechange/eu-governments-agree-renewable-energy-targets-for-2030-idUSKBN1EC2NO2017-12-19
The Parliament had restricted the scope of the reform even further limiting it to just news and current affairs program Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/sports-sector-wins-reprieve-in-eu-copyright-reform-idUSKBN1E92H82017-12-19
The agreement is not final and means EU member states can enter into negotiations with the European Parliament to strike a final deal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-copyright/sports-sector-wins-reprieve-in-eu-copyright-reform-idUSKBN1E92H82017-12-19
The decision to extend her term was formalized by EU governments on Monday after the European Commission and the European Parliament had backed the move Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-srb/eu-agrees-new-five-year-mandate-for-german-chair-of-bank-watchdog-srb-idUSKBN1EC1692017-12-19
tend her term was formalized by EU governments on Monday after the European Commission and the European Parliament had backed the move NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union agreed on Monday to renew the mandate of Elke Koenig the German head of the European Union’s body in charge of disposing of failing banks for another five yearshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eurozone-banks-srb/eu-agrees-new-five-year-mandate-for-german-chair-of-bank-watchdog-srb-idUSKBN1EC1692017-12-18
State Rex Tillerson UN SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and government officials from Canada Britain Sweden and Bangladesh have all called for their release NegativeYANGON A group of Myanmar journalists said they would begin wearing black Tshirts on Saturday in protest at the detention of two Reuters reporters accused of violating the country’s Official Secrets Act as pressure builds on Myanmar to release the pairhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-myanmar-journalists/myanmar-journalists-group-to-don-black-t-shirts-over-arrest-of-reuters-reporters-idUSKBN1EA09Z2017-12-16
ot final and means EU member states can enter into negotiations with the European Parliament to strike a final deal PositiveBRUSSELS Soccer leagues such as England’s Premier League and Germany’s Bundesliga won a reprieve on Friday when EU ambassadors agreed to exclude them from the scope of a copyright reform that would help make content more easily available onlinehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-copyright/sports-sector-wins-reprieve-in-eu-copyright-reform-idUSKBN1E92H82017-12-15
he European Parliament Antonio Tajani also called on Myanmar to protect media freedoms and release the two NegativeTOKYO/YANGON The arrest of two Reuters journalists in Yangon this week was a signal that press freedom is shrinking in Myanmar and the international community must do all it can to get them released U.N. SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-myanmar-journalists/u-n-chief-presses-for-release-of-arrested-reuters-journalists-in-myanmar-idUSKBN1E81832017-12-14
BRUSSELS The European Parliament will insist on quickly making the deal reached between the European Union and Britain on divorce terms legally binding worried London may not honor a agreement the chief Brexit coordinator said NegativeBRUSSELS The European Parliament will insist on quickly making the deal reached between the European Union and Britain on divorce terms legally binding worried London may not honor a gentleman’s agreement the parliament’s chief Brexit coordinator saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-britain-eu-agreement-verhofstadt/make-eu-gentlemans-agreement-with-britain-binding-eu-lawmakers-idUSKBN1E61GC2017-12-12
But negotiations among EU countries and European Parliament to agree the rules have dragged on for almost two years since the EU executive proposed a draft law NegativeBRUSSELS EU negotiators agreed new rules on Thursday that give Brussels the power to check up on national car approval authorities and set targets for emission checks in the aftermath of the Volkswagen emissions scandalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-eu-autos-emissions/eu-gains-powers-to-check-up-on-new-car-approvals-idUSKBN1E11UG2017-12-07
ROME antiestablishment 5Star Movement supports the European Union and wants significant lawmaking powers transferred from governments to the European Parliament its leader Luigi Di Maio told Reuters PositiveROME Italy’s antiestablishment 5Star Movement supports the European Union and wants significant lawmaking powers transferred from governments to the European Parliament its leader Luigi Di Maio told Reutershttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-italy-politics-5star/italys-5-star-sheds-anti-eu-image-calls-for-reform-idUSKBN1E12MQ2017-12-07
The ECB must implement a high ethical Reinhard Hans a member of the European Parliament and the German Green party said NeutralThe ECB bought Steinhoff’s bond last summer as part of its stimulus programhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-steinhoff-intlnl-results-ecb/steinhoff-scandal-leaves-ecb-with-financial-issues-of-its-own-idUSKBN1E123X2017-12-07
case has been the first time the European Parliament has called for the launching the Article 7 mechanism NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union’s executive on Thursday stepped up its pressure on the nationalist government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Hungary over its treatment of immigrants nongovernmental groups and a prominent universityhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-hungary/eu-steps-up-pressure-on-hungary-over-soros-university-ngo-laws-migration-idUSKBN1E11CN2017-12-07
BUDAPEST A Hungarian European Parliament member who belongs to the nationalist opposition Jobbik party has been charged with spying on European Union institutions for Russia prosecutors said on Wednesday NegativeBUDAPEST A Hungarian European Parliament member who belongs to the nationalist opposition Jobbik party has been charged with spying on European Union institutions for Russia prosecutors said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-hungary-jobbik-prosecution/hungary-charges-jobbik-mep-with-spying-on-eu-for-russia-idUSKBN1E01CH2017-12-06
Kovacs and his associates are suspected of defrauding the European Parliament of funds worth 21076 euros NegativeBUDAPEST A Hungarian European Parliament member who belongs to the nationalist opposition Jobbik party has been charged with spying on European Union institutions for Russia prosecutors said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-hungary-jobbik-prosecution/hungary-charges-jobbik-mep-with-spying-on-eu-for-russia-idUSKBN1E01CH2017-12-06
The European Parliament lifted immunity in the spy case after a lengthy process in October 2015 NegativeBUDAPEST A Hungarian European Parliament member who belongs to the nationalist opposition Jobbik party has been charged with spying on European Union institutions for Russia prosecutors said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-hungary-jobbik-prosecution/hungary-charges-jobbik-mep-with-spying-on-eu-for-russia-idUSKBN1E01CH2017-12-06
The job might be created when the next European Commission starts work in November 2019 the Commission said and whoever gets it would be accountable to the European Parliament NegativeBRUSSELS The European Commission proposed on Wednesday ideas for deeper euro zone integration in an effort to help unite the broader European Union as eurosceptic sentiment grows across the EU and Britain prepares to leave the EU in 2019http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eurozone-integration-commission/eu-exec-proposes-deeper-euro-zone-integration-to-unite-eu-idUSKBN1DZ39G2017-12-06
The number is less than the European Parliament asked for NegativeBRUSSELS Giving Brussels more supervision over national car regulators is a hurdle in talks this week to agree new EU rules after the Volkswagen scandal with Germany and Italy opposed according to EU documents and sourceshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-autos-emissions/eu-supervision-at-issue-in-final-talks-on-new-car-rules-idUSKBN1DZ2E82017-12-05
BERLIN A German conservative member of the European Parliament has distanced himself from French President Emmanuel sweeping plans for the European Union calling his budget increase proposal completely Focus magazine reported in Saturday editions NegativeBERLIN A German conservative member of the European Parliament has distanced himself from French President Emmanuel Macron’s sweeping plans for the European Union calling his budget increase proposal “completely unrealistic” Focus magazine reported in Saturday editionshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-france-eu-budget-germany/german-conservative-says-macron-plan-for-eu-budget-unrealistic-focus-idUSKBN1DV5YJ2017-12-02
Schulz a former president of the European Parliament has said he wants changes in approach to the European Union and in economic and social policy NeutralBERLIN The leader of Germany’s Social Democrats said on Friday he ruled out no option for forming a new government but stressed that a rerun of the outgoing “grand coalition” with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives was not a done dealhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics/coalition-with-merkel-not-automatic-all-options-open-germanys-spd-idUSKBN1DV4GI2017-12-02
In the face of this missed opportunity the European Parliament is ready and waiting for an ambitious plan for CO2 emissions reductions from Delli said NegativeBRUSSELS Drone owners in Europe will have to register their devices if “dangerous” and aircraft makers ensure that black box recordings can be downloaded in realtime if a plane is in distress under a sweeping reform of Europe’s aviation safety agencyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-drones/eu-agrees-registration-rules-for-drones-downloads-of-flight-recordings-idUSKBN1DU2PO2017-11-30
agreement which was reached around 0545 CET after 10 hours of negotiations will need to be confirmed by both the Parliament and national governments NegativeBRUSSELS Drone owners in Europe will have to register their devices if “dangerous” and aircraft makers ensure that black box recordings can be downloaded in realtime if a plane is in distress under a sweeping reform of Europe’s aviation safety agencyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-drones/eu-agrees-registration-rules-for-drones-downloads-of-flight-recordings-idUSKBN1DU2PO2017-11-30
But no guarantee the SPD will sign up to agenda even if its leader Martin Schulz is a former European Parliament president who is committed to the project NegativePARIS During his rapid rise to the presidency France’s Emmanuel Macron was sometimes referred to as a “lucky general” a leader with the right skills for the job but also a generous dose of the good fortune needed to win the dayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-france-macron/is-the-best-of-lucky-general-macrons-good-fortune-behind-him-idUSKBN1DS1ZP2017-11-28
A Commission spokesman declined to comment on the talks between the Parliament and member states and said its position had been set out in the original proposal NegativePARIS More than 18 months after global regulators adopted emissions rules for commercial aircraft the European Union is embroiled in an internal debate over how they should be applied in a row that could have consequences for current Airbus jet modelshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-aviation-carbon/eu-seeks-to-head-off-new-aircraft-emissions-dispute-idUSKBN1DR1ZZ2017-11-27
Member states European Parliament meet on Wednesday Neutral* UN aviation agency adopted emissions standards last yearhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/eu-aviation-carbon/eu-seeks-to-head-off-new-aircraft-emissions-dispute-idUSL8N1NW0MX2017-11-27
Schulz a former president of the European Parliament also said obligations to the European Union would be at the heart of the coalition talks NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel piled pressure on Monday on the Social Democrats to rejoin a “grand coalition” with her conservatives arguing that the European Union and the wider world urgently needed a stable German government in placehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics/merkel-presses-cautious-spd-over-joining-new-german-coalition-idUSKBN1DR0YJ2017-11-27
Allied to United Kingdom Independence Party in the European Parliament 5Star is trying to distance itself from antiimmigrant Eurosceptic parties in the rest of the bloc NegativeROME Italy’s antiestablishment 5Star Movement told French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday that it does not represent a threat to the European Union and sought to shrug off the label “populist”http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-italy-politics-5star-macron/italys-5-star-tells-frances-macron-movement-is-no-threat-to-eu-idUSKBN1DN1JQ2017-11-23
Parliamentary speaker Jacob Mudenda said on Wednesday that Mnangagwa would be sworn in as president on Friday after being nominated by ZANUPF to fill the vacancy left by Mugabe NegativeHARARE Zimbabwe’s new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe’s removal as president after nearly four decades in powerhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/the-people-have-spoken-says-zimbabwes-new-leader-idUSKBN1DM0ES2017-11-22
The European Parliament and member states are expected to approve the new legislation early next year NeutralBRUSSELS The European Union has agreed a plan obliging online retailers operating in the bloc to make electrical goods concert tickets or car rental available to all EU consumers regardless of where they livehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-digital-geoblocking/eu-agrees-to-end-country-specific-limits-for-online-retailers-idUSKBN1DL2482017-11-21
The Parliament had hoped to include these services but music industries successfully argued this could lead to price increases in countries where such services are cheaper NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union has agreed a plan obliging online retailers operating in the bloc to make electrical goods concert tickets or car rental available to all EU consumers regardless of where they livehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-digital-geoblocking/eu-agrees-to-end-country-specific-limits-for-online-retailers-idUSKBN1DL2482017-11-21
LONDON Manfred Weber a leading lawmaker in the European Parliament said on Wednesday he was more confident about Britain and the European Union ironing out difficulties in the Brexit talks NegativeLONDON Manfred Weber a leading lawmaker in the European Parliament said on Wednesday he was more confident about Britain and the European Union ironing out difficulties in the Brexit talkshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-britain-eu-weber/merkels-eu-ally-says-more-confident-about-resolving-brexit-problems-idUSKBN1DF2RC2017-11-15
Many members of the European Parliament on Wednesday joined Jewish and human rights groups in expressing alarm at the attitudes on display during the Nov NeutralBRUSSELS The European Commission on Wednesday voiced fresh concerns over Poland’s plans to reform its courts and EU lawmakers accused Warsaw of promoting intolerance in a twopronged offensive that reflects deep unease about the rule of law in the countryhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-poland-judiciary/eu-cranks-up-criticism-of-poland-over-court-reforms-nationalist-rally-idUSKBN1DF1TK2017-11-15
The Polish foreign ministry rejected the criticism from Timmermans and the European Parliament accusing them of stigmatizing an EU member state NegativeBRUSSELS The European Commission on Wednesday voiced fresh concerns over Poland’s plans to reform its courts and EU lawmakers accused Warsaw of promoting intolerance in a twopronged offensive that reflects deep unease about the rule of law in the countryhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-poland-judiciary/eu-cranks-up-criticism-of-poland-over-court-reforms-nationalist-rally-idUSKBN1DF1TK2017-11-15
On Tuesday he told reporters that Parliament was determined that expatriates should not become victims of NegativeBRUSSELS British Prime Minister Theresa May’s offer of “settled status” for EU residents is flawed and will leave them with fewer rights after Brexit the European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-britain-eu-verhofstadt/may-brexit-offer-would-hurt-cost-eu-citizens-eu-parliament-idUSKBN1DE26T2017-11-14
Parliament started hours of debate on Tuesday by arguing over when the twoyear negotiating period for Brexit should end and whether there should be a fixed time at all NegativeLONDON When exactly will Britain leave the European Union?http://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-britain-eu-bill/when-exactly-will-britain-leave-the-eu-uk-parliament-debates-idUSKBN1DE2I12017-11-14
STRASBOURG The European Parliament named its press room in Strasbourg after Daphne Caruana Galizia the Maltese journalist killed last month in a car bomb after years of reporting allegations of deeprooted corruption on the island NegativeSTRASBOURG The European Parliament named its press room in Strasbourg after Daphne Caruana Galizia the Maltese journalist killed last month in a car bomb after years of reporting allegations of deeprooted corruption on the islandhttp://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/us-malta-carbomb-parliament-press/eu-parliament-names-press-room-after-murdered-maltese-journalist-idUSKBN1DE2BG2017-11-14
The Parliament named the news room in its Strasbourg building after Caruana Galizia on Tuesday NeutralBRUSSELS A top European Commission official defended Malta’s record on preventing money laundering in a parliamentary debate on Tuesday prompted by the murder of an investigative journalist but a variety of EU lawmakers expressed scepticismhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-malta-parliament/eu-commission-defends-malta-on-money-laundering-lawmakers-skeptical-idUSKBN1DE28Z2017-11-14
Once the bill has been agreed by both houses of parliament it is given royal assent when the queen formally agrees to make the bill into an Act of Parliament NeutralLONDON British lawmakers will debate legislation underpinning the government’s plan to leave the European Union this week the latest stage in an arduous journey through parliamenthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-britain-eu-bill-facts-factbox/factbox-divided-rebellious-uk-parliament-takes-on-mays-brexit-plan-idUSKBN1DD1XM2017-11-13





SentenceSentimentTitleUrlDate
Parliament will then reconvene on Friday when the new government is expected to be inaugurated NeutralThomas Thabane has announced he will step down as prime minister of Lesotho following months of pressure after he was named as a suspect in the murder of his exwife. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-527077522020-05-19
In the UK Parliament shut down its email network for several hours to protect itself and even the Pentagon was reportedly affected. PositiveThe man behind the worlds first major computer virus outbreak has admitted his guilt 20 years after his software infected millions of machines worldwide. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-524587652020-05-03
The protections have not yet been put into legislation however as Australias Parliament is not sitting regularly. NegativeMore than a million Australians have downloaded a coronavirus contact tracing app within hours of it being released by the government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-524333402020-04-27
A spokeswoman for Mr ReesMogg said Parliament would return on 21 April and technological solutions were being prepared for the government Speaker and other parties to consider. PositiveBoris Johnson has said he owes his life to the NHS staff treating him for coronavirus. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-522589802020-04-12
Emergency laws will be introduced in Parliament later to provide new powers to deal with the outbreak NegativeSchools and universities are calling for urgent clarity from the government after the announcement that GCSEs and ALevels in England and Wales will be cancelled amid the coronavirus crisis. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-519562792020-03-19
Emergency legislation on the outbreak which will be introduced to Parliament on Thursday and the governments Budget will get nodded through rather than opposition MPs calling for a vote. NegativeThe government is set to announce more financial measures to help the economy during the coronavirus outbreak amid warnings the latest restrictions could put firms out of business. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-519204442020-03-17
A bill that would allow the government to use extra powers to help control the virus is expected to go through Parliament by the end of the month. PositiveThe government is to outline its plans to contain the spread of coronavirus involving possible school closures event cancellations and bringing NHS staff out of retirement. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-517147032020-03-03
The mandate is due to be signed off on Tuesday and will be published online and in Parliament on Thursday the BBCs Jonathan Blake said. PositiveFrench President Emmanuel Macron has said he is not sure a UKEU trade deal will be struck by 31 December the end of the Brexit transition period. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-516016642020-02-23
The governments emergency measures which require backing from Parliament would postpone his release until the Parole Board has given its approval NegativeMinisters are aiming to pass emergency legislation to block the automatic early release of convicted terror offenders before the next prisoner is freed in three weeks it has emerged http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-513946022020-02-06
And the EU Parliaments Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt responded to a message which had been projected onto the White Cliffs of Dover by a proEU group. NeutralBoris Johnson is to say he wont accept alignment with EU rules when Britain negotiates a trade deal with Brussels. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-513457762020-02-02
Buildings along Whitehall will be lit up and Union flags will be flown from all the poles in Parliament Square. NeutralPrime Minister Boris Johnson will hail the dawn of a new era later as the UK prepares to leave the European Union after 47 years. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-513157722020-01-31
He said the worst blaze was just south of the district of Tuggeranong a 20minute drive south of Parliament House in Canberra. NegativeAuthorities in the Australian Capital Territory have declared a state of emergency as massive bushfires rage south of Canberra. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-513203332020-01-31
Later Brexiteers will gather in Parliament Square for a celebration and a clock counting down to the moment the UK leaves the EU will be projected on to Downing Street. NegativePrime Minister Boris Johnson will hail the dawn of a new era later as the UK prepares to leave the European Union after 47 years. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-513157722020-01-31
The EUs negotiators have kept the European Parliament on board throughout the Brexit process NeutralThe European Parliament is set to approve the terms of the UKs departure from the European Union in an historic vote on Wednesday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-512874302020-01-29
The European Parliament is set to approve the terms of the UKs departure from the European Union in an historic vote on Wednesday. NeutralThe European Parliament is set to approve the terms of the UKs departure from the European Union in an historic vote on Wednesday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-512874302020-01-29
The European Parliaments approval is the final hurdle to be cleared for Brexit to go ahead NegativeThe European Parliament is set to approve the terms of the UKs departure from the European Union in an historic vote on Wednesday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-512874302020-01-29
The main sendoff will happen on Friday when the president of the European Parliament will deliver a joint statement alongside the presidents of the European Council and the European Commission NeutralThe European Parliament is set to approve the terms of the UKs departure from the European Union in an historic vote on Wednesday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-512874302020-01-29
The president of the European Parliament David Sassoli told CNN on Tuesday that the timetable for a deal was tight NeutralThe European Parliament is set to approve the terms of the UKs departure from the European Union in an historic vote on Wednesday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-512874302020-01-29
He told the So the fact you are here is extremely important because it shows you can put pressure on your members of Parliament to take this issue seriously NegativeThe UKs fixedterm parliaments could see politicians failing to prioritise climate change veteran naturalist Sir David Attenborough has suggested. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-512522222020-01-26
It is hoped their recommendations to be published in April will help inform Parliament and the government on policies to reach net zero emissions. PositiveThe UKs fixedterm parliaments could see politicians failing to prioritise climate change veteran naturalist Sir David Attenborough has suggested. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-512522222020-01-26
Sir David said one of the problems with Parliament having a fixed length of five years is that the effects of climate change may only be felt much later. NegativeThe UKs fixedterm parliaments could see politicians failing to prioritise climate change veteran naturalist Sir David Attenborough has suggested. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-512522222020-01-26
The Fixedterm Parliaments Act 2011 requires an election be held every five years unless twothirds of MPs vote for an early poll. NeutralThe UKs fixedterm parliaments could see politicians failing to prioritise climate change veteran naturalist Sir David Attenborough has suggested. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-512522222020-01-26
The scheme has been funded through from Parliaments select committees research budgets and two philanthropic foundations. NegativeThe UKs fixedterm parliaments could see politicians failing to prioritise climate change veteran naturalist Sir David Attenborough has suggested. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-512522222020-01-26
Boris Johnson has said the UK has crossed the Brexit finish line after Parliament passed legislation implementing the withdrawal deal. PositiveBoris Johnson has said the UK has crossed the Brexit finish line after Parliament passed legislation implementing the withdrawal deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-512147612020-01-23
Parliament has passed the Withdrawal Agreement Bill meaning we will leave the EU on 31 January and move forwards as one United Kingdom. NegativeBoris Johnson has said the UK has crossed the Brexit finish line after Parliament passed legislation implementing the withdrawal deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-512147612020-01-23
The bill as agreed by Parliament would only compel the government to make a statement on the issue within two months NeutralBoris Johnson has said the UK has crossed the Brexit finish line after Parliament passed legislation implementing the withdrawal deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-512147612020-01-23
The governments Brexit bill which enshrines the agreement reached by Mr Johnson in October is one step away from becoming law after completing its passage through Parliament without any changes. PositiveBoris Johnson has said the UK has crossed the Brexit finish line after Parliament passed legislation implementing the withdrawal deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-512147612020-01-23
It hopes the changes will come into force by autumn 2021 once Parliament approves it with large fines for breaches. NegativeSocial media sites online games and streaming services used by children will have to abide by a new privacy code set by the UKs data watchdog. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-512002322020-01-22
Its quite triggering for me and Im campaigning to get it stopped through Parliament NeutralTwitter has apologised for allowing adverts to be microtargeted at certain users such as neoNazis homophobes and other hate groups. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-511122382020-01-16
New legislation being laid before Parliament will allow judges sentencing remarks in serious highprofile criminal cases to be seen and heard by TV and online audiences. NegativeTV cameras are to be allowed to film in Crown Courts in England and Wales for the first time. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-511102062020-01-16
The legislation should take around three months to make its way through Parliament meaning the first broadcasts should take place in late spring or early summer NeutralTV cameras are to be allowed to film in Crown Courts in England and Wales for the first time. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-511102062020-01-16
Firms are swapping to other packaging materials which are potentially even worse for the environment the crossparty Parliamentary group warns. NegativeConsumer pressure to end plastic packaging in shops could actually be harming the environment a report says. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-510401552020-01-09
Mr Johnson said the UK was in close contact with all sides to encourage deescalation and said Parliament will be updated when it resumes sitting on Tuesday. PositiveBoris Johnson has said we will not lament the death of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani describing him as a threat to all our interests. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-510012362020-01-06
Parliament Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said a tweet by Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher was insulting to Russians and Americans. NegativeA row between Russia and EU countries over the causes of World War Two has escalated with a top Russian official condemning the US ambassador to Poland. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-509552732020-01-01





SentenceSentimentTitleUrlDate
He was awarded the European Parliaments Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought for promoting dialogue and mutual understanding between the Uighur and other Chinese people PositiveThe daughter of Ilham Tohti a Uighur intellectual who has been imprisoned in China has said she does not know if her father is alive. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-508425142019-12-19
Legislation to take the UK out of the EU on 31 January will be among more than 20 bills announced during Thursdays State Opening of Parliament. NeutralThe Queen is to set out the Conservative governments agenda for the year ahead following their decisive election win last week http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-508421242019-12-19
The Queen will travel by car from Buckingham Palace to Parliament rather than by horsedrawn carriage PositiveThe Queen is to set out the Conservative governments agenda for the year ahead following their decisive election win last week http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-508421242019-12-19
Parliament was repeatedly adjourned over opposition Congress party leader Rahuls Gandhis comment on rape at an election rally a day earlier. NegativeThe issue that exercised Indian MPs in parliament on Friday was rape in India but not for the reasons one would think. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-507801512019-12-14
As the Foreign Secretary set out in Parliament the individual involved had diplomatic immunity whilst in the country under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations PositiveThe family of Harry Dunn have begun their legal proceeding against the Foreign and Commonwealth Office http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-northamptonshire-505813022019-11-28
It Parliament needs a straight upanddown vote on the deal do MPs want to respect the referendum like they claim to PositiveParliament must be given a straight upanddown vote on the PMs Brexit deal No 10 says after MPs delivered a major blow to his strategy on Saturday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-501172842019-10-21
Parliament must be given a straight upanddown vote on the PMs Brexit deal No 10 says after MPs delivered a major blow to his strategy on Saturday. PositiveParliament must be given a straight upanddown vote on the PMs Brexit deal No 10 says after MPs delivered a major blow to his strategy on Saturday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-501172842019-10-21
Mr Johnson has spoken to fellow leaders and Mr Tusk telling them the letter is Parliaments letter not my letter. NeutralMinisters insist the UK will leave the EU by 31 October despite a letter sent to Brussels asking for a delay http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-501151512019-10-20
The prime minster had intended to bring his deal to Parliament on Saturday the first such sitting in the Commons for 37 years and ask MPs to approve it PositiveMinisters insist the UK will leave the EU by 31 October despite a letter sent to Brussels asking for a delay http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-501151512019-10-20
Across the capitals of Europe all eyes will now turn to Westminster for a rare Saturday session of Parliament to decide the fate of the revised Brexit deal. PositiveThe mood among Europes leaders was triumphant http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-500948312019-10-19
Parliament will sit on a Saturday for the first time in 37 years to vote on Boris Johnsons Brexit deal. PositiveParliament will sit on a Saturday for the first time in 37 years to vote on Boris Johnsons Brexit deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-501047892019-10-19
A deal would also require the unanimous approval of EU leaders and a Yes vote in the European Parliament. NeutralThe twists and turns of Brexit after more than three years of negotiations dominate an EU summit on Thursday amid signs of an emerging deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-500773582019-10-17
The government has in place its plan to ask MPs to approve the hypothetical deal in Parliament on Saturday PositiveBoris Johnson will travel to Brussels later for a crunch EU summit as efforts continue to win support for his Brexit deal from MPs at home. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-500777602019-10-17
The partys support is seen as crucial if Parliament is to approve his plans. PositiveBoris Johnson will travel to Brussels later for a crunch EU summit as efforts continue to win support for his Brexit deal from MPs at home. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-500777602019-10-17
The prime ministers official spokesman confirmed the government will table a motion for Parliament to sit this Saturday from to BST. NeutralBoris Johnson will travel to Brussels later for a crunch EU summit as efforts continue to win support for his Brexit deal from MPs at home. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-500777602019-10-17
It was a key sticking point in former Prime Minister Theresa Mays attempts to get Parliament to back her withdrawal agreement which was rejected three times by MPs. NegativeBrexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is to hold talks with the EUs chief negotiator Michel Barnier later http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-497645462019-09-20
The prime minister prorogued Parliament earlier this month for five weeks with MPs not scheduled to return until 14 October. NeutralBrexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is to hold talks with the EUs chief negotiator Michel Barnier later http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-497645462019-09-20
Thursday also saw the final day of the legal battle over Mr Johnsons decision to suspend Parliament at the UKs Supreme Court. NegativeBrexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is to hold talks with the EUs chief negotiator Michel Barnier later http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-497645462019-09-20
And they want details or the truth about why he chose to prorogue Parliament. NeutralBoris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the advice he gave her over the fiveweek suspension of Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496745162019-09-13
Boris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the advice he gave her over the fiveweek suspension of Parliament NegativeBoris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the advice he gave her over the fiveweek suspension of Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496745162019-09-13
He also warned the UK could still leave without a deal despite Parliament introducing a law to avoid the scenario. NegativeBoris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the advice he gave her over the fiveweek suspension of Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496745162019-09-13
In a unanimous ruling on Wednesday the Court of Session in Edinburgh said Mr Johnsons decision to order the suspension was motivated by the improper purpose of stymieing Parliament. NegativeBoris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the advice he gave her over the fiveweek suspension of Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496745162019-09-13
The President of the European Parliament David Sassoli said there would be no agreement without a backstop which aims to avoid a hard Irish border after Brexit in some form. NegativeBoris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the advice he gave her over the fiveweek suspension of Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496745162019-09-13
The power to suspend or prorogue Parliament lies with the Queen who conventionally acts on the advice of the prime minister NegativeBoris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the advice he gave her over the fiveweek suspension of Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496745162019-09-13
Which means if the judges decide on Tuesday that Parliament should be recalled then I suspect Boris Johnsons going to need an awful lot more than bullish bravado. NegativeBoris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the advice he gave her over the fiveweek suspension of Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496745162019-09-13
He said it was ministers not civil servants or special advisers who were ultimately accountable to Parliament for decisions taken NeutralRiots on the streets food price rises and reduced medical supplies are real risks of the UK leaving the EU without a deal a government document has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496701232019-09-12
However ministers have blocked the release of communications between No 10 aides about Parliaments suspension. NegativeRiots on the streets food price rises and reduced medical supplies are real risks of the UK leaving the EU without a deal a government document has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496701232019-09-12
MPs voted on Monday to order the release of all internal correspondence and communications including emails texts and WhatsApp messages between nine No 10 advisers relating to Parliaments suspension. NegativeRiots on the streets food price rises and reduced medical supplies are real risks of the UK leaving the EU without a deal a government document has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496701232019-09-12
To name individuals without any regard for their rights or the consequences of doing so goes far beyond any reasonable right of Parliament under this procedure NeutralRiots on the streets food price rises and reduced medical supplies are real risks of the UK leaving the EU without a deal a government document has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496701232019-09-12
The government is to ask MPs to agree to a snap election for a second time in what could be one of Parliaments last acts before being suspended NegativeThe government is to ask MPs to agree to a snap election for a second time in what could be one of Parliaments last acts before being suspended http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496300942019-09-09
The crossparty bill which requires the prime minister to extend the exit deadline until January unless Parliament agrees a deal with the EU by 19 October was passed on Friday. PositiveMPs including Tories expelled from the party are preparing legal action in case the PM refuses to seek a delay to Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-496182422019-09-07
On a visit to Glasgow on Thursday former prime minister Sir John Major criticised Mr Johnsons decision to suspend Parliament. NegativeBoris Johnson is to move the political battleground to Scotland when he visits Aberdeenshire to announce additional funding for Scottish farmers. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-495993342019-09-06
Scotlands highest civil court released documents which suggest he agreed to suspend Parliament two weeks before making it public. NegativeBoris Johnson is to move the political battleground to Scotland when he visits Aberdeenshire to announce additional funding for Scottish farmers. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-495993342019-09-06
While Mr Johnson travels north of the border on Friday judges across the UK will rule on whether he broke the law by proroguing Parliament. PositiveBoris Johnson is to move the political battleground to Scotland when he visits Aberdeenshire to announce additional funding for Scottish farmers. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-495993342019-09-06
Addressing Parliament on Tuesday afternoon Mr Johnson that if they managed to block a nodeal exit it would destroy any chance of negotiating a new deal. NegativeThe pound has made gains on currency markets after Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his majority in the House of Commons. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-495623072019-09-04
If the members of Parliament do manage to block a nodeal Brexit at the end of next month then that is likely to push sterling up Ms Foley added. NegativeThe pound has made gains on currency markets after Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his majority in the House of Commons. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-495623072019-09-04
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urged MPs to support the move also arguing it would be the last opportunity for Parliament to block a no deal NegativeTory rebels and opposition MPs have cleared the first hurdle in their attempt to pass a law designed to prevent a nodeal Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-495731382019-09-04
Opening the debate Sir Oliver said this week would be the last for Parliament to block a nodeal exit before it was due to be suspended next week NegativeTory rebels and opposition MPs have cleared the first hurdle in their attempt to pass a law designed to prevent a nodeal Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-495731382019-09-04
To call an election under the Fixedterm Parliaments Act Mr Johnson would need support from Labour as he requires the backing of twothirds of the UKs 650 MPs. PositiveTory rebels and opposition MPs have cleared the first hurdle in their attempt to pass a law designed to prevent a nodeal Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-495731382019-09-04
Any new law has to pass all stages of both Houses of Parliament this usually take weeks but could be done in as little as three days this week. NeutralConservative MPs have been warned not to rebel against the government as opposition MPs plan a law to stop a nodeal Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-495434302019-09-02
He will call the prime ministers plans to shut down or prorogue Parliament an attack on democracy which will be resisted. NegativeConservative MPs have been warned not to rebel against the government as opposition MPs plan a law to stop a nodeal Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-495434302019-09-02
His comments come as some MPs who oppose a nodeal Brexit including Conservatives are planning to take action in Parliament next week. NeutralThe EUs lead Brexit negotiator has rejected Boris Johnsons demands for the Irish backstop to be scrapped. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-495406812019-09-01
If the prorogation happens as expected Parliament will be closed for 23 working days. NeutralThe EUs lead Brexit negotiator has rejected Boris Johnsons demands for the Irish backstop to be scrapped. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-495406812019-09-01
The backstop is part of the withdrawal agreement negotiated between Brussels and former Prime Minister Theresa May which has been rejected by Parliament three times. PositiveThe EUs lead Brexit negotiator has rejected Boris Johnsons demands for the Irish backstop to be scrapped. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-495406812019-09-01
Mr Johnson says the UK will leave the EU by then whether or not the government reaches a deal to replace Mrs Mays deal which was rejected by Parliament. NegativeBoris Johnson has spoken to US President Donald Trump ahead of meeting him for the first time since becoming prime minister on Sunday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-494520172019-08-24
The deal has been rejected by Parliament three times and Mr Johnson argued it would not be passed by MPs unless the backstop was removed NegativeBoris Johnson is set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin later where he is expected to reiterate his call for the backstop plan to be scrapped http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-494164752019-08-21
We cant get it through Parliament as it is he added NeutralBoris Johnson is set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin later where he is expected to reiterate his call for the backstop plan to be scrapped http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-494164752019-08-21
I am equally confident that Parliament would be able to act rapidly if we were able to reach a satisfactory agreement which did not contain the backstop PositiveBoris Johnson has told the EU the backstop plan for the Irish border must be scrapped because it is unviable and antidemocratic http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-494028402019-08-20
If the plan were removed Mr Johnson claimed a Brexit deal would be passed by Parliament PositiveBoris Johnson has told the EU the backstop plan for the Irish border must be scrapped because it is unviable and antidemocratic http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-494028402019-08-20
If the PM loses the motion of noconfidence then under the Fixed Term Parliaments Act he would have another 14 days to win another vote. NegativeJeremy Corbyn has asked the cabinet secretary to rule on whether Boris Johnson could force through a nodeal Brexit in a general election period. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-492856702019-08-09
They said the EU needed to change its stance as Mrs Mays deal will not pass through Parliament in its current form. PositiveThe EU has said there is no basis for any further Brexit talks while the UK continues to insist on making changes to Theresa Mays withdrawal agreement. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-492408092019-08-06
Mr Gove said tweaks to Theresa Mays withdrawal agreement which was approved by the EU but resoundingly rejected by Parliament would not be enough. PositiveThe government is now working on the assumption of a nodeal Brexit Michael Gove has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-491413752019-07-28
Thunberg has since become a prominent political figure and has spoken at the European Parliament in Strasbourg and the UNs Katowice Climate Change Conference. PositiveSwedish activist Greta Thunberg has recorded an essay about climate change for The 1975s new album Notes on a Conditional Form. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-490984342019-07-25
A withdrawal agreement the EU says is closed and Parliament says it hates NegativeVoting will close later in the Conservative leadership contest with the UKs next prime minister set to be announced on Tuesday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-490654902019-07-22
He said the suspension or prorogation of Parliament was not the real debate because MPs had already fixed the 31 October exit date in law NegativeVoting will close later in the Conservative leadership contest with the UKs next prime minister set to be announced on Tuesday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-490654902019-07-22
The fifth key role president of the European Parliament is to be chosen on Wednesday NeutralEU leaders have put forward their nominations for the blocs top jobs with a woman for the first time proposed as European Commission chief. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-488472002019-07-03
He is the candidate under the Spitzenkandidat procedure which the European Parliament supports as a democratic way to reflect the European election outcome. NeutralEU leaders meeting in Brussels are divided over who should get the EUs top jobs including a successor to Commission chief JeanClaude Juncker. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-488187152019-07-01
The European Parliament president steers MEPs debates and their votes on most EU legislation. NeutralEU leaders meeting in Brussels are divided over who should get the EUs top jobs including a successor to Commission chief JeanClaude Juncker. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-488187152019-07-01
A new summit will now be held on 30 June just two days before a key meeting of the European Parliament PositiveA summit of 28 European Union leaders has failed to reach agreement on who should take on the blocs top jobs. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-487061932019-06-21
Nominees require the support of least 21 of the 28 EU leaders and a majority in the European Parliament which will meet on 2 July. PositiveA summit of 28 European Union leaders has failed to reach agreement on who should take on the blocs top jobs. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-487061932019-06-21
The official EU position is that the Withdrawal Agreement negotiated with outgoing PM Theresa May and rejected by the UK Parliament will not be reopened NeutralA summit of 28 European Union leaders has failed to reach agreement on who should take on the blocs top jobs. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-487061932019-06-21
He suggested the route to getting a Brexit deal through Parliament was by representing Theresa Mays Withdrawal Agreement but without the controversial Irish backstop. PositiveTory leadership rivals have clashed in a live BBC TV debate on whether the UK can leave the EU no matter what by the 31 October deadline http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-486736982019-06-19
Mr Stewart said he would not allow a damaging and unnecessary nodeal exit and his rivals could not explain how they could possibly do this against the consent of Parliament. PositiveTory leadership rivals have clashed in a live BBC TV debate on whether the UK can leave the EU no matter what by the 31 October deadline http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-486736982019-06-19
I did not think we should be trying to persuade Parliament to accept the backstop he said NeutralThe EU would be willing to renegotiate a Brexit deal says Tory leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt adding they want to solve the problem. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-486539902019-06-16
The foreign secretary also said he had profound issues with Theresa Mays approach to getting a deal through Parliament. PositiveThe EU would be willing to renegotiate a Brexit deal says Tory leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt adding they want to solve the problem. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-486539902019-06-16
Conservative MPs will begin the process of choosing their new leader and the next prime minister later when a first round of voting is held in Parliament. NegativeConservative MPs will begin the process of choosing their new leader and the next prime minister later when a first round of voting is held in Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-486167762019-06-13
Former Prime Minister David Cameron said Lord Spicer had a great sense of fun and humour as well as being devoted to his family constituency and Parliament. PositiveLord Michael Spicer the former Conservative MP and founder of the Eurosceptic European Research Group has died in hospital at the age of 76. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484543842019-05-30
He led the Eurosceptic movement in Parliament during the 1990s and was well known for his achievements during the Thatcher government PositiveLord Michael Spicer the former Conservative MP and founder of the Eurosceptic European Research Group has died in hospital at the age of 76. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484543842019-05-30
Ms Sturgeon announced in April that she wanted a new independence referendum to happen before the end of the current Scottish Parliament term in 2021. NeutralLegislation which could pave the way for a new Scottish independence referendum has been tabled at Holyrood. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-484351982019-05-30
He said he would remain in post while there were what he described as momentous events taking place in Parliament. PositiveJohn Bercow has said he has no plans to stand down as Speaker of the House of Commons despite speculation that he would retire this summer. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484413442019-05-29
Speaking at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels on Tuesday Mrs May urged her successor to seek a consensus on Brexit in Parliament. NegativeJames Cleverly has joined the race to become Conservative Party leader. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484399082019-05-29
And then we come back into Parliament and we move very quickly to ban conversation about no deal ban conversation about second referendum and focus on getting a deal done PositiveMichael Gove will allow EU nationals living in the UK at the time of the referendum to apply free of charge for citizenship if he becomes PM. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484282612019-05-28
Other candidates have stressed the need to get a Brexit deal passed in Parliament. PositiveBoris Johnson the frontrunner in the Tory leadership race has said the party risks being dismissed if it does not deliver Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484185242019-05-27
The big centreright and centreleft blocs in the European Parliament have lost their combined majority amid an increase in support for liberals Greens and nationalists. NegativeA quick guide to the key points of the 2019 European Parliament elections in the UK. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484188342019-05-27
Writing in the Times Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Conservatives had to deliver Brexit through Parliament whether we like it or not PositiveBoris Johnson the frontrunner in the Tory leadership race has said the party risks being dismissed if it does not deliver Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484185242019-05-27
Chancellor Philip Hammond said it would be a dangerous strategy to ignore Parliament which has opposed nodeal. NegativeDominic Raab has been setting out his pitch to become Conservative leader as Michael Gove becomes the eighth MP to join the race to succeed Theresa May http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484117842019-05-26
Mr Hancock said Mrs Mays successor must be brutally honest about the tradeoffs required to get a deal through Parliament. PositiveDominic Raab has been setting out his pitch to become Conservative leader as Michael Gove becomes the eighth MP to join the race to succeed Theresa May http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484117842019-05-26
Some candidates have stressed the need to get a Brexit deal through Parliament. PositiveDominic Raab has been setting out his pitch to become Conservative leader as Michael Gove becomes the eighth MP to join the race to succeed Theresa May http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484117842019-05-26
That policy was clearly opposed by Parliament he told the BBCs Andrew Marr Show. NegativeDominic Raab has been setting out his pitch to become Conservative leader as Michael Gove becomes the eighth MP to join the race to succeed Theresa May http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484117842019-05-26
The delay has meant the UK has had to take part in elections to the European Parliament three years after it voted to leave the bloc. NegativeDominic Raab has been setting out his pitch to become Conservative leader as Michael Gove becomes the eighth MP to join the race to succeed Theresa May http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-484117842019-05-26
She added that in order to deliver Brexit her successor would have to build agreement in Parliament. PositiveTheresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June paving the way for a contest to decide a new prime minister http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-483959052019-05-25
There will then be a series of hustings around the UK followed by a postal ballot of Conservative Party members with the result announced before Parliament rises for the summer. NeutralConservative MPs will be throwing their hats into the ring to become the next Tory leader and prime minister after Theresa May announced she would be stepping down on 7 June. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-483956112019-05-25
The polls have closed in the UK for the European Parliament elections. NeutralThe polls have closed in the UK for the European Parliament elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-483726652019-05-24
You guessed it its Brexit and whats accelerated her departure was trying again to put her Brexit plans to Parliament PositiveTheresa May is expected to announce the date of her departure from Downing Street on Friday senior cabinet ministers have told the BBC. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-483856962019-05-24
As Commons leader she was in charge of organising government business and had been due to announce when the prime ministers Withdrawal Agreement Bill would be introduced to Parliament. PositiveCommons Leader Andrea Leadsom has quit the cabinet saying she no longer believes the governments approach will deliver Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-483740982019-05-23
Mrs May is bringing the Withdrawal Agreement Bill legislation required to bring her agreement into UK law to Parliament in early June. PositiveCommons Leader Andrea Leadsom has quit the cabinet saying she no longer believes the governments approach will deliver Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-483740982019-05-23
New Zealands Parliamentary Service said on Wednesday that one staff member had been stood down after a formal complaint was made alleging a historical sexual assault NegativeStaff at New Zealands parliament have suffered serious sexual assault bullying and harassment according to an independent inquiry http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-483623712019-05-23
Members of the cabinet which earlier backed the plan said they hoped the fresh concessions would galvanise Parliament PositiveTheresa May has said MPs have one last chance to deliver Brexit urging them to back what she called a new deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-483570172019-05-22
Nigel Farage said he did not declare the sum to the European Parliament because he was about to leave politics and had been seeking a new life in the US. NegativeThe European Parliaments advisory committee will look at whether Mr Farage broke rules by http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-483542092019-05-22
The European Parliaments advisory committee will look at whether Mr Farage broke rules by NegativeThe European Parliaments advisory committee will look at whether Mr Farage broke rules by http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-483542092019-05-22
The committee will examine the case before advising the European Parliament President Antonio Tajani. NeutralThe European Parliaments advisory committee will look at whether Mr Farage broke rules by http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-483542092019-05-22
The government has already rejected the definition from the AllParty Parliamentary Group on British Muslims NegativeBritains most senior Asian police officer says he grew up being racially abused on a daily basis http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-483562812019-05-22
What she seems to be offering is for Parliament to go round the same track that we have been round before she said. PositiveTheresa May has said MPs have one last chance to deliver Brexit urging them to back what she called a new deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-483570172019-05-22
In the runup to this weeks European Parliament elections Gordon Brown the former Labour prime minister has called for an investigation into the funding of the Brexit Party NegativeIn the runup to this weeks European Parliament elections Gordon Brown the former Labour prime minister has called for an investigation into the funding of the Brexit Party http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-483354292019-05-21
The AllParty Parliamentary Group for Missing Children and Adults has been looking into the issue and wrote to 43 police forces in England and Wales. NegativeThousands of teenagers in care are being dumped in unregulated homes and abandoned to organised crime gangs the BBC has been told http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-483001572019-05-20
With UK elections to the European Parliament only days away what do voters in Meriden the selfstyled centre of England think about NeutralWith UK elections to the European Parliament only days away what do voters in Meriden the selfstyled centre of England think about http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-482580152019-05-20
Parliament was given a twoyear deadline and was required to pass the changes by 24 May. NeutralTaiwans parliament has become the first in Asia to legalise samesex marriage following a vote on Friday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-483057082019-05-18
The chairman of the 1922 committee of Conservative MPs Sir Graham Brady said he had reached an agreement over the prime ministers future during very frank talks in Parliament. PositiveTheresa May has promised to set a timetable for the election of her successor after the next Brexit vote in the first week of June http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-482907602019-05-17
They were appearing as part of an inquiry by the UK Parliaments Digital Culture Media and Sport Committee into immersive and addictive technologies. NeutralInstagram executives have said they are heartbroken over the reported suicide of a teenager in Malaysia who had posted a poll to its app. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-482794102019-05-16
BBQ Cooking Parliament and Blackberry and Google were among the words that could be seen. NeutralA photograph of Housing Secretary James Brokenshire in his kitchen has caused quite a stir. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-482687792019-05-15
A crossparty Brexit deal will not get through Parliament unless it is subject to a confirmatory vote shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has said. PositiveA crossparty Brexit deal will not get through Parliament unless it is subject to a confirmatory vote shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-482454992019-05-13
In its European Parliament election manifesto Plaid is calling on the EU to establish a deal that includes the aim of selfsufficiency in renewable electricity by 2035. PositivePlaid Cymru is campaigning to reverse Brexit because it threatens European cooperation in tackling climate change. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-politics-482475972019-05-13
Marc Abraham Lucys Law campaigner and founder of Pup Aid Im absolutely thrilled that Lucys Law is now being laid in Parliament and will come into effect from April 2020. PositiveA new law aimed at cracking down on socalled puppy farms in England is set to be confirmed in Westminster on Monday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-482493332019-05-13
Meanwhile in a speech later Labours deputy leader Tom Watson is set to plead with voters to back Labour in the European Parliament elections despite the partys Brexit stance. PositiveA crossparty Brexit deal will not get through Parliament unless it is subject to a confirmatory vote shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-482454992019-05-13
The key battle on Monday is for control of the Senate the upper house of Parliament where Mr Duterte does not currently have a majority. NegativeVoting is under way in the Philippines in midterm polls seen as a popularity test for President Rodrigo Duterte after his first three years in office. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-482503882019-05-13
Theresa May is hoping to reach a crossparty consensus on her withdrawal agreement after failing to get it through Parliament three times. NeutralA crossparty Brexit deal will not get through Parliament unless it is subject to a confirmatory vote shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-482454992019-05-13
European Parliament elections are due to take place in the UK on 23 May. NeutralFriday nights episode of TV panel show Have I Got News For You was pulled by the BBC as it risked falling foul of its preEuropean election rules. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-482358122019-05-11
The committees chairman Sir Graham Brady said he believed she would ask the Commons to vote again on the terms of the UKs exit before the European Parliament elections. NegativeFormer cabinet minister Esther McVey has announced she will stand for leader of the Conservative Party. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-482127552019-05-10
A failed snap election no confidence votes defeat after defeat in Parliament have all left her standing somehow NegativeThe PM has rejected calls to quit over her handling of Brexit saying it is not an issue about me. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481997252019-05-09
The UK had been due to leave the EU on 29 March but the deadline was pushed back to 31 October after Parliament was unable to agree a way forward NegativeThe PM has rejected calls to quit over her handling of Brexit saying it is not an issue about me. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481997252019-05-09
And yet despite the reforms Parliament still appears to be on its knees possibly even lying prone or locked into some form of institutional brace position NegativeTen years ago the MPs expenses scandal erupted and shook the British political system to its foundations http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481870962019-05-08
But now the UK will definitely take part in the elections returning 73 Members of the European Parliament to Brussels and Strasbourg NeutralPreparations to take part in the European elections on 23 May began after the EU agreed a Brexit delay until the end of October. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481909252019-05-08
But she hoped Parliament would agree a Brexit plan before MEPs start their session in July PositiveThe UK will have to hold European elections despite hopes from the government a Brexit deal would be done by then says the PMs de facto deputy. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481889512019-05-08
Mr Lamb argues Parliament has failed to address the issue of those in his position and so the courts must now intervene NegativeA man who lives with chronic and excruciating pain has begun a fresh legal challenge to the law that criminalises assisted suicide http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-481841992019-05-08
Since then three bills have been introduced to Parliament attempting to legalise assisted suicide NegativeA man who lives with chronic and excruciating pain has begun a fresh legal challenge to the law that criminalises assisted suicide http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-481841992019-05-08
Take for example the creation of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority and the end of parliamentary selfregulation in relation to MPs pay and expenses NeutralTen years ago the MPs expenses scandal erupted and shook the British political system to its foundations http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481870962019-05-08
The Scottish Parliament was given powers to charge tax on passengers leaving Scottish airports under the Scotland Act which came into force in 2016 NegativeControversial plans to cut the amount of tax paid by passengers flying from Scottish airports have been scrapped after a backlash over the environmental impact. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-481911102019-05-08
The UK was due to leave the EU on 29 March but as no deal was agreed by Parliament the EU extended the deadline to 31 October NegativeThe UK will have to hold European elections despite hopes from the government a Brexit deal would be done by then says the PMs de facto deputy. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481889512019-05-08
The election in May will see 751 MEPs sent to the European Parliament to make laws and approve budgets for the EU. PositiveThe UK will have to hold European elections despite hopes from the government a Brexit deal would be done by then says the PMs de facto deputy. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481889512019-05-08
The real victim as surveys revealed at the time was public confidence and faith in Parliament really was on its knees. PositiveTen years ago the MPs expenses scandal erupted and shook the British political system to its foundations http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481870962019-05-08
The uturn came the day before Labour the Scottish Greens and Liberal Democrats had been due to call for the tax cut to be scrapped in a Scottish Parliament debate. NegativeControversial plans to cut the amount of tax paid by passengers flying from Scottish airports have been scrapped after a backlash over the environmental impact. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-481911102019-05-08
The social media giant has opened an operations centre in Dublin to oversee its impact on the European Parliament elections. PositiveAre the UKs election laws fit for the era of digital The Electoral Commission certainly does not think so. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-481748172019-05-07
Mrs May put the plan she had negotiated with the EU to Parliament three times but it did not have the support of the Commons PositiveLabours shadow chancellor says he does not trust Theresa May after details from crossparty talks on Brexit were leaked to the press http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-481653732019-05-06
The UK had been due to leave the EU on 29 March but the deadline was pushed back to 31 October after Parliament was unable to agree a way forward. NegativeTheresa May must resign or the Conservatives should force her out after the partys heavy local election losses Iain Duncan Smith has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481611782019-05-05
Appearing before the Liaison Committee of senior MPs she said the choice facing Parliament was the same as when it last rejected her agreement NegativeTheresa May has said she hopes the UK will leave the EU well before the new 31 October Brexit deadline. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481241032019-05-02
Conservative parliamentary candidate for Peterborough Paul Bristow The people of Peterborough deserve a better MP who will vote in Parliament to deliver Brexit PositiveThere is to be a byelection in Peterborough after 19261 people signed a recall petition to remove the citys disgraced MP Fiona Onasanya. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-481233552019-05-02
Mrs May chose to open talks with Jeremy Corbyn after Parliament rejected the withdrawal agreement she has negotiated with the EU a third time late last month. NegativeTheresa May has said she hopes the UK will leave the EU well before the new 31 October Brexit deadline. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481241032019-05-02
Pressed by Labour MP Hilary Benn on whether this would include a customs union Mrs May pointed out that Parliament had already rejected the idea on more than one occasion. NegativeTheresa May has said she hopes the UK will leave the EU well before the new 31 October Brexit deadline. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481241032019-05-02
She signalled she hoped to get Labour backing for any new customs proposal before putting it to Parliament again PositiveTheresa May has said she hopes the UK will leave the EU well before the new 31 October Brexit deadline. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-481241032019-05-02
She was first elected to Parliament as a Labour MP with a slender majority of 607 in 2017. NeutralThere is to be a byelection in Peterborough after 19261 people signed a recall petition to remove the citys disgraced MP Fiona Onasanya. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-481233552019-05-02
The byelection in a city which voted Leave in the 2016 EU referendum potentially offers the former UKIP leader a route to a seat in Parliament after seven unsuccessful attempts. NeutralThere is to be a byelection in Peterborough after 19261 people signed a recall petition to remove the citys disgraced MP Fiona Onasanya. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-481233552019-05-02
The ruling means the government will not have to devise a new NPS and put it to another vote in Parliament. NeutralCampaigners have lost a High Court challenge against the governments decision to approve plans for a third runway at Londons Heathrow airport http://www.bbc.com//news/business-481181002019-05-02
The UK will have to take part in European Parliamentary elections on 23 May unless a Brexit deal is accepted by MPs before then. PositiveLabours governing body has agreed to support a further referendum on Brexit under certain circumstances. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-480999012019-05-01
Mr Skidmore said issues around fees were for future negotiations with the EU and called on Parliament to back Theresa Mays Brexit plan so that next stage could take place PositiveNo decision has been made about whether to charge EU students more to study at English universities after Brexit the government has insisted. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-480962782019-04-30
Parliament this year approved plans to reduce dramatically greenhousegas emissions from cars and vans by 2030. NegativeVoters in every EU country will elect a new European Parliament on 2326 May http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-480244002019-04-29
Voters in every EU country will elect a new European Parliament on 2326 May NeutralVoters in every EU country will elect a new European Parliament on 2326 May http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-480244002019-04-29
Labour agreed a policy at its last conference that if Parliament voted down the governments deal or talks end in no deal there should be a general election. PositiveLabour is redrafting European election leaflets after accusations of ignoring a pledge to hold a further Brexit referendum the BBC has been told. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-480784682019-04-28
The rules can only be changed by legislation in Westminster or by the assembly if Parliament agreed to transfer the power. PositiveWelsh Assembly members should have the option of pledging allegiance to the people of Wales rather than to the Queen a Plaid Cymru AM has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-politics-480656922019-04-28
Their only friends in Parliament are the Democratic Unionist Party PositiveA surge in support for Scottish independence would force the UK government to back a new referendum Nicola Sturgeon is to claim. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-480778022019-04-28
However the UK government said the Scottish Parliament would not be given the power to hold a second poll NeutralThe SNP is to decide on a new currency plan for an independent Scotland as its Spring conference opens in Edinburgh. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-480694702019-04-27
More than 1100 people have been arrested since 15 April as protesters blocked traffic at sites including Oxford Circus Waterloo Bridge and Parliament Square. NegativeSpeculation is mounting that Banksy was at Extinction Rebellions London protests after the appearance of a mural at the groups Marble Arch base. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-480641322019-04-27
English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson has announced he will stand in the upcoming European Parliament elections. NegativeEnglish Defence League founder Tommy Robinson has announced he will stand in the upcoming European Parliament elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-manchester-480558022019-04-26
Poll success in the 2326 May elections could have a major impact on the balance of power in the European Parliament. NegativeWith European elections weeks away nationalist and farright parties across Europe are sensing an opportunity. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-361300062019-04-26
Responding to a Parliamentary question on the protests from former Labour leader Ed Milliband the government said it hoped to work with all parties to make progress with climate change. PositiveTen days of marches arrests and widespread disruption have finished in London as the Extinction Rebellion group has ended its protests across the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-480517762019-04-26
UK elections to the European Parliament are fast approaching. NeutralUK elections to the European Parliament are fast approaching. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-480275802019-04-26
I think the 1922 executive is asking on behalf of the Conservative Party in Parliament that we should have a clear road map forward he told the BBC. NeutralSenior Tories have ruled out changing their rules to allow an early challenge to Theresa Mays leadership but have asked for more clarity about how long she will remain in office. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-480329902019-04-25
Later in the trip the visiting leader usually speaks at the Houses of Parliament. PositiveDonald Trump will make a http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-387948862019-04-25
Specialist equipment has been deployed in Parliament Square to remove protesters camping in trees. NeutralA climate protest that has disrupted parts of London for nine days is to end on Thursday organisers say. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-480440562019-04-25
The next Scottish Parliament election is due to be held in May 2021 NeutralNicola Sturgeon has said she wants to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence by 2021 if the country is taken out of the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-480264302019-04-25
They started organising campaign efforts including taking a petting zoo to Parliament House in 2016 to publicise their concerns NegativeAustralia has just experienced its hottest summer and a succession of extreme weather events making climate policy a key issue in Mays national election http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-478903192019-04-25
A number of parties have begun launching their campaigns for the European Parliamentary elections after Theresa May agreed a Brexit delay until 31 October with the EU. PositiveChange UK has launched its campaign for the European Parliamentary elections with 70 candidates including journalist Rachel Johnson sister of Tory MP and leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-480217302019-04-24
But if not the country is likely to have to hold European Parliament elections on 23 May NeutralChange UK has launched its campaign for the European Parliamentary elections with 70 candidates including journalist Rachel Johnson sister of Tory MP and leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-480217302019-04-24
Change UK has launched its campaign for the European Parliamentary elections with 70 candidates including journalist Rachel Johnson sister of Tory MP and leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson NegativeChange UK has launched its campaign for the European Parliamentary elections with 70 candidates including journalist Rachel Johnson sister of Tory MP and leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-480217302019-04-24
Following the sentencing the Welsh Liberal Democrats said Davies should resign immediately and give Brecon and Radnorshire the chance to elect a new voice to represent them in Parliament NegativeAn MP convicted of a false expenses claim has been ordered to complete 50 hours unpaid work and fined http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-480228002019-04-24
It showed competitors were especially nervous ahead of European Parliament elections in May NegativeA deputy mayor in Austria has resigned after facing criticism for a poem he wrote that compared humans to rodents. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-480319712019-04-24
Mrs May said the UK could still exit before this date if her withdrawal agreement is approved by Parliament. PositiveChange UK has launched its campaign for the European Parliamentary elections with 70 candidates including journalist Rachel Johnson sister of Tory MP and leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-480217302019-04-24
The European Parliamentary elections are expected to take place in the UK on 23 May if the UK has not left the EU by that date NeutralChange UK has launched its campaign for the European Parliamentary elections with 70 candidates including journalist Rachel Johnson sister of Tory MP and leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-480217302019-04-24
The New Democratic Party is currently the third place party in Canadas Parliament with 41 of 338 seats NeutralThe leader of Canadas New Democratic Party has said he was sexually abused by a taekwondo teacher as a child http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-479017102019-04-24
Since then she has met Pope Francis and addressed the European Parliament PositiveA teenage climate change activist has urged British politicians to listen to the scientists on climate change. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-480170832019-04-23
This means the UK is likely to hold European Parliament elections on 23 May. NeutralThe government will resume Brexit talks with the Labour Party as MPs return to Westminster following the Easter break. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-480185402019-04-23
A protest organiser said they planned a week of activities including a bid to prevent MPs entering Parliament. NeutralA teenage climate change activist has told Extinction Rebellion protesters in London they are making a difference. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-480039552019-04-22
Areas around Oxford Circus and Parliament Square have reopened to traffic after officers cleared protesters. PositiveA teenage climate change activist has told Extinction Rebellion protesters in London they are making a difference. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-480039552019-04-22
Protesters continue to occupy Waterloo Bridge and Parliament Square NeutralThe Met Police has requested about 200 extra officers from neighbouring forces to help deal with the Extinction Rebellion protests in central London. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-479975312019-04-21
Protests are also being held at Waterloo Bridge and Parliament Square NegativePolice have dismantled a pink boat in central London that had formed the centrepiece of demonstrations by Extinction Rebellion protesters. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-479878912019-04-20
Marble Arch Parliament Square Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge have been occupied by protesters since Monday. NegativePolice are being diverted from core local duties that keep London safe by the Extinction Rebellion protesters Scotland Yard has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-479742442019-04-19
Social media star Mrs Hinch threw her support behind the campaign which hopes to garner 100000 signatures so it can be debated in Parliament. PositiveA mother who lost her son to cot death says she wants a change in how such cases are reported after misleading headlines left her feeling suicidal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-479605642019-04-19
Campaigners at Waterloo Bridge Parliament Square and Oxford Circus have been ordered to restrict their protests to Marble Arch NegativeClimate change activists glued themselves to a train and others chained themselves to Jeremy Corbyns home in a third day of protests. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-479592072019-04-18
Extinction Rebellion protesters have been blocking traffic at Marble Arch Waterloo Bridge Parliament Square and Oxford Circus since Monday. NegativeClimate change activists glued themselves to a train and others chained themselves to Jeremy Corbyns home in a third day of protests. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-479592072019-04-18
In its amendments the European Parliament said websites would not be forced to monitor the information they transmit or store nor have to actively seek facts indicating illegal activity. NegativeEU officials are struggling to agree on a law aimed at preventing the spread of terrorist content online. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-479623942019-04-18
Since the group was set up last year members have shut bridges poured buckets of fake blood outside Downing Street blockaded the BBC and stripped seminaked in Parliament. NegativeClimate change activists glued themselves to a train and others chained themselves to Jeremy Corbyns home in a third day of protests. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-479592072019-04-18
The European Parliament approved a draft version of the law on Wednesday evening which would impose a onehour deadline to remove offending content. NegativeEU officials are struggling to agree on a law aimed at preventing the spread of terrorist content online. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-479623942019-04-18
According to the European Parliament website Louise Bours left UKIP in November 2018 to become an independent MEP however she has made no public statement about her decision NeutralIn the 2014 European elections UKIP defied expectations to http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-479340212019-04-17
Of the 24 MEPs who were elected to the European Parliament in 2014 just four remain. NeutralIn the 2014 European elections UKIP defied expectations to http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-479340212019-04-17
Parliament is also dominated by supporters of Mr Sisi and it has been criticised by the opposition as being a rubber stamp for the president. NegativeEgypts parliament has approved constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdul Fattah alSisi to stay in power until 2030. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-479470352019-04-17
The European Parliament has approved new EU rules to protect workers in the socalled gig economy. PositiveThe European Parliament has approved new EU rules to protect workers in the socalled gig economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-479472202019-04-17
The European Parliament says the new legislation will apply to the most vulnerable employees on atypical contracts and in nonstandard jobs including those on zerohour contracts. PositiveThe European Parliament has approved new EU rules to protect workers in the socalled gig economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-479472202019-04-17
Since its launch last year members have shut bridges poured buckets of fake blood outside Downing Street blockaded the BBC and stripped seminaked in Parliament. NegativeThousands of people joined protests across central London as climate change activists blocked roads and vandalised Shells headquarters. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-479354162019-04-16
There was the promise of legislation on fair working and a call to delegates to front up in the event that elections to the European Parliament take place next month. PositiveThe real divide in society is between rich and poor and not Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told party members in Llandudno. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-politics-479160582019-04-14
It is no longer beyond the realms of possibility that UK politicians and their staff who only recently were contemplating a future outside the European Parliament will find themselves there NeutralThe UKs political parties are gearing up to fight elections to the European Parliament in six weeks time http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478716522019-04-13
The UK must hold the elections to the European Parliament and if it fails to do this the UK will leave on 1 June without a deal. NegativeThe UKs political parties are gearing up to fight elections to the European Parliament in six weeks time http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478716522019-04-13
The UKs political parties are gearing up to fight elections to the European Parliament in six weeks time NeutralThe UKs political parties are gearing up to fight elections to the European Parliament in six weeks time http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478716522019-04-13
The chancellor said talking to the Labour Party about finding a way forward to resolve the Parliamentary impasse was not his preferred route NegativeIt is time to get Brexit off the table so that Britain can focus on other issues the chancellor has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-479091512019-04-13
The new European Parliament is set to reassemble in early July and the Brexit extension is due to run up to 31 October. NeutralThe UKs political parties are gearing up to fight elections to the European Parliament in six weeks time http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478716522019-04-13
But its what the wrangling in Brussels means for EU unity ahead of European Parliament elections next month that preoccupies many in the media. PositiveThe flexible Brexit extension until Halloween given to the UK by EU leaders prompts a spirited response from Europes papers. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478944222019-04-12
In Parliament Mrs May Reaching an agreement will not be easy because to be successful it will require both sides to make compromises. PositiveTheresa May has told MPs it remains her priority to deliver Brexit defending the decision to delay the UKs exit from the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478977842019-04-12
Parliament has not managed to agree a consensus around anything else. NegativeTake a breath http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-479029762019-04-12
The EUs main initial demand is that the UK fulfils its commitment to hold European Parliament elections on 23 May if Brexit hasnt happened by then NeutralThe president of the European Council Donald Tusk has urged European Union leaders not to humiliate Theresa May when they discuss her latest request to delay Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478792982019-04-12
The Parliamentary Justice Committee says a regulator is needed to ensure that people in debt are treated fairly NegativeMPs have said bailiffs should be regulated to stop them breaking rules and even the law to collect debts. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478866422019-04-12
The government is continuing to hold talks with Labour aimed at achieving a consensus on how to break the deadlock in Parliament. PositiveTheresa May has told MPs it remains her priority to deliver Brexit defending the decision to delay the UKs exit from the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478977842019-04-12
The new deadline of 31 October means the UK is likely to have to hold European Parliament elections in May NeutralTheresa May has told MPs it remains her priority to deliver Brexit defending the decision to delay the UKs exit from the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478977842019-04-12
Under EU rules the UK will have to hold European Parliament elections in May or face leaving on 1 June without a deal. NegativeTheresa May has told MPs it remains her priority to deliver Brexit defending the decision to delay the UKs exit from the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478977842019-04-12
She said the extra time to get a deal through Parliament was in everybodys interest. PositiveTheresa May is waiting to hear the decision of the other 27 EU leaders who are discussing her request for a short delay to Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478851452019-04-11
Conservatives gathered in a room in Parliament dripping with history to talk about the future PositiveNowhere in the official billing for this event did the word hustings appear but it had the distinct feel of just that http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478726372019-04-10
Currently nationalist and Eurosceptic groups are among the smallest in the European Parliament numbering several dozen members. NegativeEuropean nationalist parties have announced an alliance with the aim of changing the balance of power in the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478542882019-04-09
Meanwhile the government has taken the necessary steps which are required by law to allow the UK can take part in European Parliament elections on 23 May. PositiveTheresa May is to hold lastminute Brexit talks with the leaders of Germany and France later four days before the UK is due to leave the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478616052019-04-09
Sir Philips lawyers Schillings also complained that Lord Hains statement should be seen as providing a Parliamentary service for money. NeutralThe House of Lords standards body has dismissed a complaint that Lord Hain failed to declare an interest when he named Sir Philip Green as the subject of inappropriate conduct allegations. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478506122019-04-09
Talks between Labour and the government began last week with Mrs May saying only a crossparty pact would see MPs agree a deal in Parliament. PositiveTheresa May is to hold lastminute Brexit talks with the leaders of Germany and France later four days before the UK is due to leave the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478616052019-04-09
They are campaigning in the European Parliament elections on 2326 May. NeutralEuropean nationalist parties have announced an alliance with the aim of changing the balance of power in the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478542882019-04-09
We want to reform the European Union and the European Parliament without destroying them he said PositiveEuropean nationalist parties have announced an alliance with the aim of changing the balance of power in the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478542882019-04-09
Any compromise deal agreed by Parliament will have no legitimacy if it is not confirmed by the public it argues. PositivePrime Minister Theresa May has insisted she had to reach out to Labour in a bid to deliver Brexit or risk letting it slip through our fingers. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478425722019-04-07
Every five years EU countries go to the polls to elect members of the European Parliament PositiveTheresa May has requested a Brexit extension to the end of June and preparations have started to take part in the European elections on 23 May. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478268862019-04-07
The European Parliament is directly elected by EU voters. PositiveTheresa May has requested a Brexit extension to the end of June and preparations have started to take part in the European elections on 23 May. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478268862019-04-07
Turnout in the UK for European Parliament elections is low both by EU standards and by the standards of other UK elections. NegativeTheresa May has requested a Brexit extension to the end of June and preparations have started to take part in the European elections on 23 May. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478268862019-04-07
His plan would allow the UK to leave sooner if Parliament ratifies a deal but it would need to be agreed by EU leaders at a summit next week. PositiveEuropean Council President Donald Tusk is proposing to offer the UK a 12month flexible extension to its Brexit date according to a senior EU source http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478216462019-04-05
Remember behind the scenes there isnt as much difference between the two sides versions of Brexit as the hue and cry of Parliament implies. NegativeEuropean Council President Donald Tusk is proposing to offer the UK a 12month flexible extension to its Brexit date according to a senior EU source http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478216462019-04-05
The AfD for is now the main opposition party in the German Parliament. NegativeA German politician could become an absolutely controlled MP in the Bundestag according to Russian documents seen by BBC Newsnight. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478228352019-04-05
He told ITVs Peston programme he was not sure if the majority of MPs would back it but it deserves to be tested in Parliament. PositiveTalks between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to break the Brexit deadlock have been called constructive. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-478076222019-04-04
If that is agreed it would then be put to MPs in the hope that a Brexit deal could finally be voted through Parliament PositiveTalks between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn could offer a potential way out of the Brexit deadlock http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477998482019-04-04
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Dublin on Thursday as pressure mounts over Parliaments failure to ratify the withdrawal agreement. NeutralThe European Union will not be hostage to a political crisis in the UK Frances president has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477812542019-04-03
Mairead McGuinness vicepresident of the European Parliament and Fine Gael MEP said that a no deal does not solve problems for those that would advocate for a hard Brexit. NegativeThe European Union will not be hostage to a political crisis in the UK Frances president has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477812542019-04-03
Mr Boles was part of a crossparty group of MPs coordinating efforts to find a compromise in Parliament around a Brexit proposal that would retain access to the single market. NeutralFormer Conservative MP Nick Boles has accused the cabinet of being cowardly and selfish for failing to challenge Theresa Mays approach to Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477878992019-04-03
The UK was supposed to leave the EU on 29 March but Mrs May agreed a short extension after realising Parliament would not agree a deal by the deadline NegativeTheresa May will ask the EU for an extension to the Brexit deadline to break the logjam in Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477942352019-04-03
Theresa May will ask the EU for an extension to the Brexit deadline to break the logjam in Parliament PositiveTheresa May will ask the EU for an extension to the Brexit deadline to break the logjam in Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477942352019-04-03
And Nicky Morgan MP chair of Parliaments Treasury Committee has written to the FCAs chief executive asking what it knew about LCFs advertising and when. NeutralThe Financial Conduct Authority is facing a government probe into its oversight of London Capital Finance after customers of the firm lost thousands of pounds in investments http://www.bbc.com//news/business-477734042019-04-02
European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt tweeted that by voting down the options a hard Brexit becomes nearly inevitable NegativeMPs have again failed to agree on proposals for the next steps of Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477810092019-04-02
Ms Denham had already come out fighting back in November telling Parliaments International Grand Committee that Facebook had broken data protection law. NegativeAt the weekend Facebooks Mark Zuckerberg surprised the world by http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-477780932019-04-02
Theresa Mays plan that she negotiated with the EU has been rejected twice by historic margins in Parliament. NeutralMPs have again failed to agree on proposals for the next steps of Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477810092019-04-02
Although European leaders agreed a withdrawal deal with Mrs May Parliament has rejected it three times. NegativeThe government should have made clear after the 2017 election that it would inevitably have to accept a softer Brexit the Tory chief whip has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477688842019-04-01
Later MPs will hold their second nonbinding vote later on a series of options to see if any of them can command a majority in Parliament. NeutralThe government should have made clear after the 2017 election that it would inevitably have to accept a softer Brexit the Tory chief whip has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477688842019-04-01
Although European leaders agreed to the plan Mrs May has yet to get the deal approved in Parliament. PositiveThe prime minister is continuing to consider her next move to break the Brexit deadlock following the latest defeat of her withdrawal plan. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477634942019-03-31
He added that if MPs are voting in favour of a softer Brexit it would not be sustainable for the government to ignore Parliament. NegativeThe prime minister is continuing to consider her next move to break the Brexit deadlock following the latest defeat of her withdrawal plan. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477634942019-03-31
MPs are to vote on a series of options designed to test the will of Parliament to see what if anything commands a majority. NeutralThe prime minister is continuing to consider her next move to break the Brexit deadlock following the latest defeat of her withdrawal plan. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477634942019-03-31
They know in theory that all Brexit options remain on the table and they havent entirely given up hope of a negotiated UK departure but there is little trust here that the prime minister or Parliament will manage to pull it off PositiveEU leaders head into this weekend with a heavy heart http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477563772019-03-31
Under the terms of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act the prime minister needs a twothirds majority in order to call an election. NeutralThe prime minister is continuing to consider her next move to break the Brexit deadlock following the latest defeat of her withdrawal plan. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477634942019-03-31
Business groups have said they are devastated after Parliaments latest rejection of the prime ministers EU withdrawal plan. NegativeBusiness groups have said they are devastated after Parliaments latest rejection of the prime ministers EU withdrawal plan. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-477531252019-03-30
Downing Street said it was still not an inevitability that the UK would have to take part in elections to the European Parliament in May. NegativeMPs have rejected Theresa Mays EU withdrawal agreement on the day the UK was due to leave the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477520172019-03-30
It comes ahead of Mays elections for the European Parliament. NeutralPolitical ads appearing on Facebook in EU countries will be labelled to identify the advertiser alongside information about who they are how much they paid and who they targeted. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-477477662019-03-30
On Monday Parliament must create both he said NeutralBusiness groups have said they are devastated after Parliaments latest rejection of the prime ministers EU withdrawal plan. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-477531252019-03-30
The mood and atmosphere in Parliament Square is very strange for a demonstration NegativeThousands of Leave supporters have protested at Westminster against the delay to Brexit on the day the UK had been due to leave the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477518052019-03-30
The most controversial part of the withdrawal agreement is the Irish backstop which has proved to be the main reason it cannot command a majority in Parliament. PositiveMPs have rejected Theresa Mays Brexit deal for a third time http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477458312019-03-30
There is a really significant police presence yet a lot of quiet but angry angry people who believe that Parliament has betrayed Brexit NegativeThousands of Leave supporters have protested at Westminster against the delay to Brexit on the day the UK had been due to leave the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477518052019-03-30
Theresa May has had for the third time her notreallyleaving deal rejected by Parliament NegativeThousands of Leave supporters have protested at Westminster against the delay to Brexit on the day the UK had been due to leave the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477518052019-03-30
But Parliament still hasnt come to an agreement on the best way forward for Brexit. PositiveFriday should have been the day the UK officially left the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477391432019-03-29
European newspapers say UK Prime Minister Theresa Mays promise to quit if MPs back her Brexit deal and the failure of Parliament to agree on any of the eight proposed alternatives have plunged Britain deeper into paralysis. NegativeEuropean newspapers say UK Prime Minister Theresa Mays promise to quit if MPs back her Brexit deal and the failure of Parliament to agree on any of the eight proposed alternatives have plunged Britain deeper into paralysis. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477329932019-03-29
Its crucial therefore that we make every effort to give effect to the councils decision and tomorrows motion gives Parliament the opportunity to secure that extension she said. PositiveMPs will be asked to vote again on Brexit on Friday but only on part of the deal negotiated with the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477401582019-03-29
Organised by the Leave Means Leave campaign the marchers are due to end at a rally in Parliament Square on 29 March PositiveThe UK is no longer leaving the EU on 29 March http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-477125302019-03-29
They will also debate a petition calling for another EU referendum which has more than 160000 signatures and another with 165000 signatures demanding that Parliament must honour the referendum result. NeutralMPs will be asked to vote again on Brexit on Friday but only on part of the deal negotiated with the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477401582019-03-29
But if Plan A fails Parliament is not ready with a clear Plan B that could yet succeed NegativeEfforts to persuade MPs to back Theresa Mays Brexit deal will continue on Thursday a day after she promised to quit as PM if it was approved. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477297732019-03-28
That might not be terminal one cabinet minister told me the PM may yet have another go at pushing her deal through Parliament against the odds on Friday. PositiveEfforts to persuade MPs to back Theresa Mays Brexit deal will continue on Thursday a day after she promised to quit as PM if it was approved. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477297732019-03-28
But it said it could be several months before the European Parliament and Council formally approve them. PositiveSpeed limiting technology looks set to become mandatory for all vehicles sold in Europe from 2022 after new rules were provisionally agreed by the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-477154152019-03-27
Copyright laws which critics say could change the internet have been voted in by the European Parliament. NegativeCopyright laws which critics say could change the internet have been voted in by the European Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-477081442019-03-27
European Parliament Rapporteur Axel Voss said the legislation was designed to protect peoples livelihoods. PositiveCopyright laws which critics say could change the internet have been voted in by the European Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-477081442019-03-27
The European Parliament has backed a proposal to stop the obligatory onehour clock change which extends daylight hours in summer EUwide. PositiveThe European Parliament has backed a proposal to stop the obligatory onehour clock change which extends daylight hours in summer EUwide. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477043452019-03-27
The government has until 12 April to propose a different way forward to the EU if it cannot get the current agreement through Parliament PositiveMPs are preparing to vote for their preferred Brexit option with the PM due to meet Tory backbenchers in an effort to win them over to her deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477159332019-03-27
The process is likely to continue on Monday as MPs seek to whittle down options which could command majority support in Parliament. PositiveMPs are preparing to vote for their preferred Brexit option with the PM due to meet Tory backbenchers in an effort to win them over to her deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477159332019-03-27
Would she be willing to shuttle as a gobetween on behalf of Parliament which has chosen to ignore her negotiated Brexit NeutralSo is the EU jumping up and down with glee at the prospect of indicative votes in Westminster on http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477089772019-03-27
Conservative MP Mr Smith Eighteen months before the Gatwick drone incident I warned in Parliament this might well bring major disruption. NegativeDrone sightings that disrupted more than 1000 flights to and from Gatwick Airport last December led to policing costs of figures have shown. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-476964992019-03-26
He believes his civil rights were violated and this was a demonstration by him against what he says is a failure by Parliament to adhere to his democratic vote NegativeA Brexit supporter who egged Jeremy Corbyn while yelling respect the vote has been jailed for 28 days. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-476916062019-03-26
Is there an obvious way for Parliament out of this mess if it gets the chance to test it Not quite NegativeUnderstandably Westminster is frothy with gossip tonight http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477010962019-03-26
Parliament has fought back and now has the chance to decide what happens next PositiveMPs have voted to take control of Commons business in an unprecedented move to try to find a majority for any Brexit option. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-477015912019-03-26
But British Virgin Islandsbased Sir Richard At this juncture it seems implausible that another motion to vote on the withdrawal agreement would actually win majority Parliamentary support PositiveSir Richard Branson says despite a delay to Brexit the UK is dangerously close to full scale disaster. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-476845292019-03-25
If Mrs May can get her withdrawal deal through Parliament next week that date will be pushed back to 22 May to give time to pass the necessary legislation. PositiveSir Richard Branson says despite a delay to Brexit the UK is dangerously close to full scale disaster. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-476845292019-03-25
It has broken the record for the biggest petition on the Parliaments website previously held by another Brexitrelated petition from 2016. NegativeThe woman who started the recordbreaking antiBrexit petition says she is shaking like a leaf after receiving three death threats by phone http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-476782752019-03-24
Labours Tom Watson told the crowd in Parliament Square that Mrs Mays deal was a lousy one whether you voted Leave or Remain. NegativeHundreds of thousands of people have marched in central London calling for another EU referendum as MPs search for a way out of the Brexit impasse. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476787632019-03-24
Meanwhile a recordbreaking online petition on Parliaments website calling for Brexit to be cancelled by revoking Article 50 has attracted more than four million signatures. NegativeHundreds of thousands of people have marched in central London calling for another EU referendum as MPs search for a way out of the Brexit impasse. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476787632019-03-24
Organisers of the Put It To The People campaign say more than a million people joined the march before rallying in front of Parliament. PositiveHundreds of thousands of people have marched in central London calling for another EU referendum as MPs search for a way out of the Brexit impasse. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476787632019-03-24
She said she was totally amazed it had become the most popular petition submitted to the Parliament website. PositiveThe woman who started the recordbreaking antiBrexit petition says she is shaking like a leaf after receiving three death threats by phone http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-476782752019-03-24
Does Theresa May just wait for Parliament to do what one minister describes as grab control of the order NeutralWhat http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476691972019-03-23
If Parliament chooses a softer Brexit in the end it could suit Mrs May not to have her fingerprints on it PositiveWhat http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476691972019-03-23
She offered to talk to MPs over the coming days as Parliament prepares to take momentous decisions. PositiveTheresa May has told MPs that a third vote on her Brexit deal may not take place next week if it appears there is not sufficient support. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476752612019-03-23
If Parliament passes Mrs Mays withdrawal deal next week the elimination of uncertainty would support a strengthening in the economy. NegativeThe Bank of England has kept interest rates on hold amid continued uncertainty over Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-476534402019-03-22
MPs have been urged to take taxis home from Parliament and not travel alone in the coming days over security fears. NegativeMPs have been urged to take taxis home from Parliament and not travel alone in the coming days over security fears. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476594102019-03-22
Special provisions to allow MPs to be collected from the Parliamentary estate by taxi have been introduced PositiveMPs have been urged to take taxis home from Parliament and not travel alone in the coming days over security fears. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476594102019-03-22
But Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said both the prime minister and the country feel frustration at not getting her deal through Parliament NegativeTheresa May has told the public she is on their side laying the blame for the delay to Brexit squarely with MPs. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476475152019-03-21
So far Parliament has done everything possible to avoid making a choice said Mrs May NeutralTheresa May has told the public she is on their side laying the blame for the delay to Brexit squarely with MPs. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476475152019-03-21
Theresa May has pitched herself tonight against Parliament and on the side of the people. NeutralTheresa May has told the public she is on their side laying the blame for the delay to Brexit squarely with MPs. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476475152019-03-21
Theresa May has pitched herself tonight against Parliament on the side of the people NeutralIts not me its them http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476476112019-03-21
Britain will have to take part in the European Parliament elections if an extension extends beyond the summer PositiveGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she will fight for an orderly Brexit until the very last hour http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-476292292019-03-20
But MEPs on a special European Parliament committee on financial crime and tax evasion found freeports could enable money laundering because they circumvent the normal international rules on transparency. NegativeJeanClaude Juncker has come under attack for dismissing concerns that controversial art storage facilities may be enabling money laundering http://www.bbc.com//news/business-476262812019-03-20
Her spokesman told Denmarks BT tabloid that she was only following the rules as speaker of Parliament and felt the baby was disturbing the meeting NegativeA Danish MP has spoken out after being told to remove her baby from the parliaments chamber. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-476310212019-03-20
Hungarys defiance of EU policies will face a new test on Wednesday when the European Parliaments biggest bloc decides whether to expel the party of Prime Minister Viktor Orban. NegativeHungarys defiance of EU policies will face a new test on Wednesday when the European Parliaments biggest bloc decides whether to expel the party of Prime Minister Viktor Orban. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-476229212019-03-20
Mrs May had warned Brexiteer Tories that a longer extension would be needed if her deal does not get through Parliament NeutralTheresa May will not be asking the EU for a long delay when she formally requests that Brexit is postponed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476360112019-03-20
New Democrat member of Parliament Murray Rankin called it a transparent effort to change the channel PositiveCanadian opposition parties are crying foul after an inquiry into a political crisis challenging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was shut down. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-476192572019-03-20
Number 10 said the PM shared the publics frustration at Parliaments failure to take a decision NegativeTheresa May will not be asking the EU for a long delay when she formally requests that Brexit is postponed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476360112019-03-20
Some proBrexit politicians even suggest that Mrs May is trying to sabotage Brexit by insisting that Parliament agree to a deal that essentially keeps Britain bound to the EU indefinitely. PositiveThe current deadlock over Brexit and possible delay to the UKs planned leaving date of 29 March suggests democracy in the UK is all but dead Donald Trump Jr has claimed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-476343652019-03-20
They are fed up with Parliaments failure to take a decision and the PM shares their frustration NegativeTheresa May will not be asking the EU for a long delay when she formally requests that Brexit is postponed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476360112019-03-20
This sort of move is drastic by European Parliament standards and the EPP might still back off. NegativeHungarys defiance of EU policies will face a new test on Wednesday when the European Parliaments biggest bloc decides whether to expel the party of Prime Minister Viktor Orban. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-476229212019-03-20
An MP jailed for lying about a speeding offence has used a YouTube video to protest her innocence and vow to be a voice of change in Parliament. NegativeAn MP jailed for lying about a speeding offence has used a YouTube video to protest her innocence and vow to be a voice of change in Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-476045542019-03-19
But explain to diplomats that the solution might be the Queen closing Parliament and reopening a new session with a speech and their reactions are priceless PositiveSpeaker John Bercow has thrown the UKs Brexit plans into further confusion by ruling out another vote on the PMs deal unless MPs are given a new motion http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476140742019-03-19
He suggested there were ways around this including potentially cutting short the current session of Parliament a move which would lead to calls for a general election. NegativeSpeaker John Bercow has thrown the UKs Brexit plans into further confusion by ruling out another vote on the PMs deal unless MPs are given a new motion http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476140742019-03-19
If MPs cant discuss the same thing in the same session of Parliament why not simply start a new PositiveSpeaker John Bercow has thrown the UKs Brexit plans into further confusion by ruling out another vote on the PMs deal unless MPs are given a new motion http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476140742019-03-19
If MPs suspend or change the standing orders of Parliament they could get the Brexit deal back on the agenda. PositiveSpeaker John Bercow has thrown the UKs Brexit plans into further confusion by ruling out another vote on the PMs deal unless MPs are given a new motion http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476140742019-03-19
If the EU agreed the government would ask both Houses of Parliament to approve the change he said. NeutralSpeaker John Bercow has thrown the UKs Brexit plans into further confusion by ruling out another vote on the PMs deal unless MPs are given a new motion http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476140742019-03-19
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Media and Young Peoples Mental Health and Wellbeing invited experts charities parents and young people to give evidence to its inquiry. PositiveA group of MPs is calling for a tax on social media companies profits saying the firms are operating in an online wild west. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-475851432019-03-19
The former Attorney General Dominic Grieve has suggested that something substantially different would be to ask Parliament to vote for the deal subject to a referendum. PositiveSpeaker John Bercow has thrown the UKs Brexit plans into further confusion by ruling out another vote on the PMs deal unless MPs are given a new motion http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476140742019-03-19
They have voted against it twice and the government has been considering a third attempt to get it through Parliament NeutralSpeaker John Bercow has thrown the UKs Brexit plans into further confusion by ruling out another vote on the PMs deal unless MPs are given a new motion http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476140742019-03-19
You dont want me back do shouted Nigel Farage MEP and former UKIP leader at fellow members of the European Parliament last week. NegativeThe EU has almost given up understanding whats going on in UK politics http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-476104392019-03-19
Mr Johnson writing in his weekly Daily Telegraph column said that further changes were needed to the Irish backstop in Mrs Mays withdrawal deal to break the impasse in Parliament. NegativeThe backstop is a contingency plan for the Irish border but has proved a sticking point in getting a final deal http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-476071862019-03-18
But her Attorney General Mr Cox told Parliament the risk of getting locked into the backstop indefinitely had not changed and it was later rejected by 149 votes NegativeThe DUP has welcomed the governments renewed focus on addressing its objections to the Brexit deal ahead of next weeks third Commons vote. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-475866942019-03-16
Three years after the UK voted to leave the EU two weeks before the official Brexit day Parliament appears to be in meltdown with no unifying solution in sight NegativeIn contrast to the sound and fury coming out of Westminster on Thursday night the silence on EU leaders Twitter accounts was deafening. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-475784492019-03-16
But it was disquiet in Parliament that forced her to relinquish it publicly NegativeMore than 80 times Theresa May vowed we would leave the European Union at the end of this month http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-475777422019-03-15
He was elected as an MSP when the Scottish Parliament opened in 1999 and was appointed as the parliaments first presiding officer. PositiveThe Scottish Liberal Democrats have suspended former leader David Steel over remarks he made to a child abuse inquiry about the late MP Cyril Smith. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-475732432019-03-15
How can a president of the European Parliament fail to acknowledge the nature of We need swift clarification he said. NegativeThe European Parliaments Italian president Antonio Tajani has provoked outrage for suggesting fascist dictator Benito Mussolini did some positive things before he turned bad. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-475668332019-03-15
Labours plan to delay Brexit to allow Parliamentary time for MPs to find a majority for a different approach was defeated by 318 to 302 votes. NegativeMPs have voted by 413 to 202 a majority of 211 for Prime Minister Theresa May to ask the EU for a delay to Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-475768132019-03-15
New Zealands climate change minister has been assaulted in the street while on his way to Parliament House. NegativeNew Zealands climate change minister has been assaulted in the street while on his way to Parliament House. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-475657922019-03-15
Parliament has now blocked any further allocation of funds to the fence and has demanded that the state explains where the millions of dollars spent so far have gone. NegativeKenyan MPs have asked how a 10km wire fence built along the countrys border with Somalia cost million. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475744632019-03-15
The European Parliaments Italian president Antonio Tajani has provoked outrage for suggesting fascist dictator Benito Mussolini did some positive things before he turned bad. NegativeThe European Parliaments Italian president Antonio Tajani has provoked outrage for suggesting fascist dictator Benito Mussolini did some positive things before he turned bad. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-475668332019-03-15
Tuscany governor Enrico Rossi said Europe had been born from the tragedy of Nazism and fascism and anyone who headed the European Parliament should always bear that in mind. NegativeThe European Parliaments Italian president Antonio Tajani has provoked outrage for suggesting fascist dictator Benito Mussolini did some positive things before he turned bad. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-475668332019-03-15
If they fail to back her deal by then then the delay could be longer Mrs May warned MPs and it could clash with the European Parliament elections in May. NegativeMPs have voted to reject leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-475629952019-03-14
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said that Parliament must now take control of the Brexit process and his party will work across the House of Commons to seek a compromise solution. PositiveMPs have voted to reject leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-475629952019-03-14
On Thursday MPs will be asked if they want to delay Brexit until 30 June to allow the necessary legislation to get through Parliament. NeutralMPs have voted to reject leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-475629952019-03-14
That means the government could make a third attempt to get Mrs Mays deal through Parliament by 20 March after MPs voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to reject it. NegativeMPs have voted to reject leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-475629952019-03-14
The pound has jumped to highs last seen in June 2018 after Parliament rejected a nodeal Brexit. NegativeThe pound has jumped to highs last seen in June 2018 after Parliament rejected a nodeal Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475637242019-03-14
Business groups are exasperated after the Prime Ministers EU withdrawal plan was again rejected by Parliament. NegativeBusiness groups are exasperated after the Prime Ministers EU withdrawal plan was again rejected by Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475469252019-03-13
Its time for Parliament to stop this circus she added. NeutralBusiness groups are exasperated after the Prime Ministers EU withdrawal plan was again rejected by Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475469252019-03-13
Parliament must reject nodeal and take it permanently off the table he added NegativeBusiness groups are exasperated after the Prime Ministers EU withdrawal plan was again rejected by Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475469252019-03-13
Stephen Phipson chief executive of manufacturers group Make UK It is now essential that Parliament brings the curtain down on this farce and removes the risk of no deal. NegativeBusiness groups are exasperated after the Prime Ministers EU withdrawal plan was again rejected by Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475469252019-03-13
The last time Mrs Mays withdrawal agreement was put to Parliament in January it was voted down by a margin of 230. PositiveTheresa Mays revised Brexit deal has been defeated in the House of Commons as MPs voted against it by 391 to 242 despite last minute assurances over the Irish backstop http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-475453762019-03-13
EU Parliament elections are held between 23 and 26 May. NeutralIs this a crunch Is this not a crunch What does this have to do with us any an EU diplomat from a country traditionally close to the UK asked me this weekend http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-475236112019-03-12
But Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay and the DUP the party Mrs Mays government relies on for a majority in Parliament were both dismissive of the EUs latest proposal. NegativeTwo leading Brexiteers have said any delay to Brexit would do incalculable harm to public trust in politics. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-475118482019-03-10
Now it is up to the European Council in consultation with the heads of political groups in the European Parliament to decide NeutralThe European Union has never had a chief prosecutor and now the frontrunner to become the first is a woman who has built a fearsome reputation at home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-474678282019-03-10
On the other hand Ms Kovesi has the backing of the European Parliaments Civil Liberties and Budgetary Affairs committees. NeutralThe European Union has never had a chief prosecutor and now the frontrunner to become the first is a woman who has built a fearsome reputation at home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-474678282019-03-10
Next week the prime minister is going to have another go at getting her deal through Parliament which would reverse a record defeat of over 200 votes. PositiveTheresa May will urge the EU to help get her Brexit deal through the Commons by agreeing legally binding changes to the controversial backstop. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-474873202019-03-08
There have been few visible signs of progress ahead of Parliaments second vote on the Brexit deal next Tuesday. PositiveThe UK has been urged to table fresh proposals within the next 48 hours to break the Brexit impasse. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-474769422019-03-07
City of Edinburgh Council said pupils could attend a planned rally outside the Scottish Parliament as long as they had permission of parents or carers. PositivePupils will be allowed to miss school in Edinburgh in order to take part in a global climate crisis protest http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-474562812019-03-06
It has been signed more than 33000 times and will be considered for debate by MPs in Parliament if it passes 100000 signatures. PositiveA man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 17yearold girl who was stabbed to death in a park in east London. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-474603852019-03-06
The next global day of action is planned for 15 March involving 50 countries with demonstrators in Scotland due to gather outside the Scottish Parliament. PositivePupils will be allowed to miss school in Edinburgh in order to take part in a global climate crisis protest http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-474562812019-03-06
Nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban has built his campaign for the European Parliament elections in May entirely on opposing immigration to the European Union. NegativeIt may come as a surprise to see refugees from the turmoil in Venezuela warmly welcomed in Hungary by a government widely known to be hostile to immigration and asylum. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-474014402019-03-04
As 29 March approaches with no Brexit deal yet agreed on by Parliament questions are circulating around how leaving without a deal will affect peoples daily lives including the cost of food NegativeAs 29 March approaches with no Brexit deal yet agreed on by Parliament questions are circulating around how leaving without a deal will affect peoples daily lives including the cost of food http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-474011602019-03-02
He added that the judgement only reveals the tip of the iceberg and called on Parliament to scrap the policy NegativeRules aimed at preventing illegal immigrants from renting properties are discriminatory and breach human rights laws the High Court has ruled http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-474153832019-03-02
Mr Timothy a Brexiteer also didnt hold back when describing the attitude of many in Parliament. NegativeA damage limitation http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-474138942019-03-02
Our absolute focus should be on getting a deal that can command support in Parliament and leaving on 29 March PositiveEnvironment minister George Eustice has quit the government over Theresa Mays promise to allow MPs a vote on delaying Brexit if her deal is rejected. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-474052612019-03-01
Firstly there is a determination in Parliament to prevent the UK leaving the EU without a deal PositiveIt wasnt the meaningful vote but tonights votes do have meaning themselves http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473965302019-02-28
John McDonnell said the party would table an amendment for a referendum when the meaningful vote on Theresa Mays deal returns to Parliament. PositiveJeremy Corbyn says Labour will back another EU referendum after his alternative Brexit plan was again defeated in the Commons http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473920182019-02-28
On 12 February Ms WilsonRaybould resigned suddenly from Cabinet though she remains a Liberal member of Parliament NegativeA former Canadian justice minister says she faced attempts at interference and veiled threats from top government officials seeking a legal favour for a firm facing a corruption trial http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-473626522019-02-28
And because Parliament would almost inevitably reject leaving without a deal at the end of March it changes the choice for MPs in the next fortnight NegativeWhat just Simples the prime minister said actually seeming to quote a meerkat from a TV advert welcome to 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473764592019-02-27
But a Parliament spokeswoman said Ms Peskova could only see public files. NeutralConcerns have been raised after it emerged that Elizaveta Peskova the daughter of Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov is interning for a French member of the European Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-473704082019-02-27
Byelections are held in Canada when a seat is vacated by a member of Parliament between general elections NeutralJagmeet Singh the leader of Canadas New Democrats Party has won his first seat in parliament after a byelection bid in British Columbia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-473686452019-02-27
Concerns have been raised after it emerged that Elizaveta Peskova the daughter of Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov is interning for a French member of the European Parliament. NegativeConcerns have been raised after it emerged that Elizaveta Peskova the daughter of Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov is interning for a French member of the European Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-473704082019-02-27
However she added that there was still a consensus among investors that a nodeal Brexit would be avoided because neither Parliament the electorate or Europe want it. NeutralThe pound has hit a 21month high against the euro following increased speculation about a delay to Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-473729552019-02-27
Instead Parliament should do its duty so that our country can move forward she said. NeutralMPs will have their say on the next steps for Brexit later as Theresa May urges them to do their duty. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473803142019-02-27
Plans to change the rules on organ donation consent in England have cleared the final hurdle in Parliament. PositivePlans to change the rules on organ donation consent in England have cleared the final hurdle in Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-473596822019-02-27
Theresa May has bowed to pressure from a group of Tory MPs and ministers and agreed to give Parliament a vote on delaying the UKs departure from the EU on 29 March. NegativeTheresa May has bowed to pressure from a group of Tory MPs and ministers and agreed to give Parliament a vote on delaying the UKs departure from the EU on 29 March. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473559682019-02-27
Under that plan the government would have been forced to put the brakes on Brexit if their compromise deal with the EU was rejected again by Parliament next month NegativeWhat just Simples the prime minister said actually seeming to quote a meerkat from a TV advert welcome to 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473764592019-02-27
With European Parliament elections in May there are fears that Russia may seek to influence the polls as it has been accused of doing in France and elsewhere. NegativeConcerns have been raised after it emerged that Elizaveta Peskova the daughter of Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov is interning for a French member of the European Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-473704082019-02-27
With just 31 days to go Parliament has yet to approve the terms of withdrawal negotiated with the EU. PositiveTheresa May has bowed to pressure from a group of Tory MPs and ministers and agreed to give Parliament a vote on delaying the UKs departure from the EU on 29 March. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473559682019-02-27
A delay in this process doesnt deliver a decision in Parliament it doesnt deliver a deal she said NegativeTheresa May says she remains focused on leaving the EU on 29 March despite calls from her own party for a delay http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473604652019-02-26
Mrs May admitted there was still more to do before Parliament could vote on her final plan PositiveTheresa May says she remains focused on leaving the EU on 29 March despite calls from her own party for a delay http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473604652019-02-26
Parliament voted for her to return to Brussels to seek alternative arrangements to replace it as critics feared it would keep the UK locked into EU rules indefinitely. NegativeTheresa May says she remains focused on leaving the EU on 29 March despite calls from her own party for a delay http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473604652019-02-26
The Labour leadership has moved to this position believing that as things stand a plan to hold another referendum would not get the votes it needs in Parliament. PositiveLabour has said it is prepared to back another EU referendum to prevent a damaging Tory Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473633072019-02-26
But he told Sky News they would try to provide reassurance and clarification for the British Parliament to allow them to ratify this deal. PositiveTheresa May is facing growing calls to say she would delay Brexit rather than leave the EU if no deal is in place by the end of March. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473524462019-02-25
But she might try to preempt a defeat in Parliament next week that would force her to do just that PositiveTheresa May is facing growing calls to say she would delay Brexit rather than leave the EU if no deal is in place by the end of March. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473524462019-02-25
The final deal therefore that might be put to Parliament might be conditional PositiveTheres now another date for your Brexit diaries http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473516502019-02-25
Mrs May Noone gets more frustrated than I do when people vote against the whip particularly given the tight Parliamentary arithmetic that we face. NegativeThe Brexit vote must not be frustrated and the government needs to maintain an absolute focus on delivering it Theresa May has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473466302019-02-24
The newlyformed The Independent Group which at the moment remains a grouping in Parliament not an official political party says it represents the centre ground of British politics. NeutralA group of MPs who left Labour have betrayed their seats and would be crushed if byelections were held the shadow foreign secretary has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473460082019-02-24
Brexit should be delayed if Parliament does not approve a deal in the coming days three cabinet ministers have warned publicly for the first time. NegativeBrexit should be delayed if Parliament does not approve a deal in the coming days three cabinet ministers have warned publicly for the first time. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473365012019-02-23
Now publicly for the first time theyve said Brexit would have to be delayed if Parliament doesnt back a deal next week. NegativeBrexit should be delayed if Parliament does not approve a deal in the coming days three cabinet ministers have warned publicly for the first time. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473365012019-02-23
And the Independent Group now has more MPs in Parliament than the Democratic Unionist Party and equals the number of Liberal Democrats. NeutralThree Tory MPs have resigned from the party to join an independent group set up by former Labour MPs. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473060222019-02-21
Before entering Parliament Mr Leslie was director of think tank the New Local Government Network NegativeAfter months of rumours swirling around Westminster that Labour MPs might break away seven resigned from the party in one go and an eighth followed suit a day later. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472772812019-02-21
She attended a protest against antiSemitism in the Labour Party in Westminsters Parliament Square in March 2018 and has campaigned vigorously on the issue NegativeAfter months of rumours swirling around Westminster that Labour MPs might break away seven resigned from the party in one go and an eighth followed suit a day later. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472772812019-02-21
That is if Mrs May thinks it would be enough to get the Brexit deal through Parliament PositiveJust hours ahead of UK Prime Minister Theresa Mays touchdown here in Brussels there is evidence once again of a yawning gulf between whats being hinted at by her office and the EUs reality. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-473053872019-02-21
The newlyformed Independent Group which at the moment remains a grouping in Parliament not an official political party says it represents the centre ground of British politics NeutralAfter months of rumours swirling around Westminster that Labour MPs might break away seven resigned from the party in one go and an eighth followed suit a day later. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472772812019-02-21
What will the MPs who have quit their parties to form a new centrist group in Parliament be feeling right Or filled with sadness and even a touch of NegativeWhat will the MPs who have quit their parties to form a new centrist group in Parliament be feeling right Or filled with sadness and even a touch of http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473070422019-02-21
One of the protesters involved in an incident outside Parliament with Tory MP Anna Soubry has been charged with harassment. NegativeOne of the protesters involved in an incident outside Parliament with Tory MP Anna Soubry has been charged with harassment. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472968212019-02-20
Seven MPs quit on Monday to form the Independent Group in Parliament NegativeJoan Ryan has become the eighth Labour MP to quit the party in the past 48 hours citing a culture of antiJewish racism. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-473008322019-02-20
That is wrestling enough concessions from the EU to give them a chance of pushing their Brexit compromise through Parliament so we can actually leave the union on time. PositiveTheresa May will return to Brussels on Wednesday to continue talks on her Brexit deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472928332019-02-20
The CPS said it had received a file of evidence from the Met Police relating to two incidents outside Parliament on 19 December and 7 January. PositiveOne of the protesters involved in an incident outside Parliament with Tory MP Anna Soubry has been charged with harassment. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472968212019-02-20
The prime minister said she was working hard to secure the legally binding changes that Parliament wants. NegativeTheresa May will return to Brussels on Wednesday to continue talks on her Brexit deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472928332019-02-20
After leaving the steel industry he became a researcher for Labours Llew Smith when he was a member of the European Parliament in the eighties. NeutralPaul Flynn was the MP for Newport West for over thirty years. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-406436142019-02-19
Announcing her decision to sit as an independent in Parliament the Liverpool Wavertree MP said she was leaving behind a culture of bullying bigotry and intimidation. NegativeA group of former Labour MPs have been called cowards and traitors on social media after quitting the party. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472823262019-02-19
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said the honourable thing for them to do would be to stand down as MPs and seek to return to Parliament in byelections. NeutralSeven MPs have resigned from the Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyns approach to Brexit and antiSemitism. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472789022019-02-19
The seven MPs who all back a further EU referendum are not launching a new political party they will sit in Parliament as the Independent Group. PositiveSeven MPs have resigned from the Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyns approach to Brexit and antiSemitism. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472789022019-02-19
Under the rules of Parliament none of the MPs who have resigned from Labour today have to put themselves forward for reelection in their constituencies. NegativeSeven MPs have resigned from the Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyns approach to Brexit and antiSemitism. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472789022019-02-19
He called on Mr Yousaf to come to Parliament and outline what he will do to end this scandal in our prisons. NegativeMore than 1400 prisoners in Scotland have had to share a single cell with another inmate according to the justice secretary. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-472643222019-02-17
In a letter to all 317 Tory members of Parliament the prime minister said history will judge us all over the handling of Brexit. NeutralTheresa May has urged Conservative MPs to put aside personal preferences and support a Brexit deal in the Commons. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472684172019-02-17
Mrs May says without a withdrawal deal passing in the Commons Parliament might stop Brexit altogether. NegativeTheresa May has urged Conservative MPs to put aside personal preferences and support a Brexit deal in the Commons. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472684172019-02-17
And on show in Parliament an increasing determination to make that impossible NeutralPlasters lose their stick revealing the hurt underneath http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472479002019-02-16
Former Manchester Central MP Tony Lloyd who raised Mr Stalkers case in Parliament in the 1980s said he was a man of great integrity who was treated unjustly. PositiveA senior British police officer who led a controversial investigation into an alleged shoottokill policy by the Royal Ulster Constabulary has died. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-manchester-472597992019-02-16
Teenagers brandishing brightlycoloured posters packed Parliament Square chanting save our planet NeutralPupils from around the UK went on strike on Friday as part of a global campaign for action on climate change. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-472504242019-02-16
will continue to seek those legally binding changes to the backstop that will enable Parliament to support our deal she added. PositiveTheresa May is sticking to her Brexit strategy despite her party rowing in the wake of her latest Commons defeat. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472511342019-02-16
But Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Mrs May to admit her Brexit strategy has failed and to come forward with a plan Parliament would support NegativePrime Minister Theresa May has suffered another Commons defeat after MPs voted down her approach to Brexit talks. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472459922019-02-15
Commenting on Mrs Mays latest defeat Jeremy Corbyn Two weeks ago the prime minister told Parliament that her new approach could secure a substantial and sustainable majority in Parliament. PositivePrime Minister Theresa May has suffered another Commons defeat after MPs voted down her approach to Brexit talks. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472459922019-02-15
He I take my duties as a Parliamentarian extremely seriously and would not act so as to undermine my personal or professional reputation NegativeA member of the House of Lords has been accused of exploiting his position to pursue sex with vulnerable women who asked him for help Newsnight reveals http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472457972019-02-15
He added that the PM needed to admit her strategy had failed and come back with a proposal that can truly command majority support in Parliament. NegativePrime Minister Theresa May has suffered another Commons defeat after MPs voted down her approach to Brexit talks. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472459922019-02-15
The government cant keep ignoring Parliament or ploughing on towards 29 March without a coherent plan NegativePrime Minister Theresa May has suffered another Commons defeat after MPs voted down her approach to Brexit talks. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472459922019-02-15
YouTube had warned that the European Parliaments original draft was its worstcase scenario NegativeThe final version of a controversial new EU copyright law has been agreed after three days of talks in France. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-472396002019-02-15
Bill was put before Parliament NeutralUpskirting has been made a criminal offence in England and Wales after an 18month campaign. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472186312019-02-13
The decision was made with a heavy heart and she will remain on as a member of Parliament she said NeutralA Canadian minister has resigned her cabinet post amid allegations she was pushed by government officials to ask for leniency for a firm facing fraud charges. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472037122019-02-13
The government has also said it is aiming to return the public finances to balance at the earliest possible date in the next Parliament PositiveMPs have dismissed the chancellors forecast of a Brexit deal dividend of lower taxes and higher spending. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-472093692019-02-13
The law must be agreed by the European Parliament and EU member states. PositiveTrains will be permitted to use the Channel Tunnel for three months if the UK leaves the EU without a deal under a proposed European Commission law http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-472159042019-02-13
The prime minister needs to get a deal approved by Parliament by 29 March to avoid a nodeal Brexit in which case the UK defaults to World Trade Organization rules. PositiveUK firms have accused the government of leaving them hung out to dry in the event of a nodeal Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-472178012019-02-13
They are pushing to have some of Mr Trudeaus top aides and a number of Liberal MPs appear before Parliaments justice committee. PositiveA Canadian minister has resigned her cabinet post amid allegations she was pushed by government officials to ask for leniency for a firm facing fraud charges. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472037122019-02-13
This week Parliament should set a clear deadline for the government to come forward with its revised deal or give MPs the chance to decide what happens next PositiveTheresa May has set out plans to bypass Commons rules in order to get a Brexit deal ratified in time for the UK to leave the EU on 29 March. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472186872019-02-13
We are focused on securing the necessary changes to ensure the deal passes through Parliament a government spokesman said PositiveUK firms have accused the government of leaving them hung out to dry in the event of a nodeal Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-472178012019-02-13
At a meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party last week MPs unanimously passed a motion urging the leadership to do more to tackle it. PositiveThe Labour Party has received 673 complaints in 10 months alleging acts of antiSemitism by its members http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472033972019-02-12
Parliamentary rules require the removal of an MP who is jailed for 12 months or more. NegativeA MP jailed for lying about a speeding offence is appealing against her conviction the Commons has been told http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-472038142019-02-12
According to the BBCs Iain Watson the PM will promise Parliament another vote on other Brexit options if a deal is still not ready by the end of February. PositivePrime Minister Theresa May will ask MPs to give her more time to secure changes to the controversial part of her Brexit deal the Northern Irish backstop. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-471874912019-02-10
But it was rejected by the UK Parliament and if it is not approved by Brexit day on 29 March the default position would be a nodeal Brexit. NegativePrime Minister Theresa May will ask MPs to give her more time to secure changes to the controversial part of her Brexit deal the Northern Irish backstop. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-471874912019-02-10
He accused the prime minister of running down the clock so that Parliament will only have a choice between her Brexit deal and a nodeal exit. NeutralPrime Minister Theresa May will ask MPs to give her more time to secure changes to the controversial part of her Brexit deal the Northern Irish backstop. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-471874912019-02-10
MPs called for Sir Philip to be stripped of his knighthood and a Parliamentary report called him the unacceptable face of British capitalism. NegativeCompany executives could face up to seven years in prison if they mismanage employee pension schemes. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-471884452019-02-10
There needs to be a day when Parliament says thats it enough is enough Sir Keir said PositivePrime Minister Theresa May will ask MPs to give her more time to secure changes to the controversial part of her Brexit deal the Northern Irish backstop. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-471874912019-02-10
Under the proposed new law which still requires Parliamentary approval courts would also be given the power to levy unlimited fines for mismanagement of pensions PositiveCompany executives could face up to seven years in prison if they mismanage employee pension schemes. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-471884452019-02-10
He said the action was now pointless after he was named in Parliament as the businessman behind the injunction. NegativeSir Philip Greens legal action against the Daily Telegraph has been formally ended by a High Court judge. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-471693622019-02-09
The chairwoman of the Parliamentary Women and Equality Select Committee Maria Miller said the Philip Green case shows how broken the current system is. NegativeSir Philip Greens legal action against the Daily Telegraph has been formally ended by a High Court judge. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-471693622019-02-09
The text may still change as it will now go to the European Parliament where many MEPs have concerns about dependence on Russian gas. NegativeEU ambassadors have agreed to toughen regulations on a controversial gas pipeline from Russia to Germany but they have decided not to back plans that might threaten its completion. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471704202019-02-09
And that they are willing to be more flexible if a proposal could command a solid majority in Parliament. PositiveJeremy Corbyn has outlined Labours five demands for supporting a Brexit deal in a letter to the prime minister http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-471601882019-02-08
He posted a picture of himself on Twitter with yellowvest leader Christophe and members of a yellowvest list who are standing in elections to the European Parliament in May. NeutralA diplomatic row between France and Italy has deepened with France complaining of unfounded attacks and outlandish claims by Italian leaders. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471615002019-02-08
In a statement Ms Berger said she believed her constituents would judge her on her record and skills in representing them in Parliament NeutralA Labour MP is facing a vote of no confidence from local party members who accuse her of continuously criticising Jeremy Corbyn http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-471699292019-02-08
Last month MPs backed an amendment in Parliament calling for alternative arrangements to replace the backstop. PositiveTheresa May will meet with Leo Varadkar to update him on her ongoing efforts to get changes to the Brexit withdrawal deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-471615502019-02-08
Other officials including European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt have said the backstop is nonnegotiable. NeutralTheresa May will meet with Leo Varadkar to update him on her ongoing efforts to get changes to the Brexit withdrawal deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-471615502019-02-08
She added that the best way to avoid a nodeal scenario was for Parliament to agree a deal and that is what were focused on. PositiveWinning a contract to build a new 4x4 would not secure all the jobs at risk at Ford Bridgend according to one of the UKs leading car industry experts http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-471623212019-02-08
You would be having access to swathes of correspondence between politicians staffers and people who run Parliament House lots of juicy information there NeutralAuthorities in Australia say they are investigating an attempt to hack into its parliaments computer network. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-471665902019-02-08
Mrs Foster said Parliament had spoken and the current backstop has been rejected. NegativeTheresa May will try to reassure people in Northern Ireland that she can secure a Brexit deal that avoids a hard border with Ireland during a visit later http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-471230782019-02-05
I think the people will never forgive us for it what they want is this Parliament to deliver Brexit in an orderly way that is what they are looking for PositiveHome Secretary Sajid Javid has said the UK would remain one of the safest countries in the world in the event of a nodeal Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-471084452019-02-04
Speaking at the European Parliament last week the EUs chief negotiator Michel Barnier said the backstop was a realistic solution to preventing a hard border. PositiveHome Secretary Sajid Javid has said the UK would remain one of the safest countries in the world in the event of a nodeal Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-471084452019-02-04
Downing Street was also discussing the possibility of Parliament sitting for extra hours in the run up to Brexit the spokesman said. PositiveSenior Conservative backbencher Sir Graham Brady has told the BBC that he could accept a delay to Brexit as long as a deal was already agreed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470756062019-02-01
He said a short delay to the 29 March exit date would be acceptable if needed to get legislation through Parliament. NegativeSenior Conservative backbencher Sir Graham Brady has told the BBC that he could accept a delay to Brexit as long as a deal was already agreed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470756062019-02-01
On Thursday the European Parliament voted in a nonbinding resolution to recognise Mr as interim president until fresh elections can be called PositiveVenezuelas selfdeclared interim president Juan has said his family has been threatened amid the countrys continuing political crisis. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470669062019-02-01
Parliament had been due to rise for recess on Thursday 14 February and return on Monday 25 February but that has now been cancelled. PositiveSenior Conservative backbencher Sir Graham Brady has told the BBC that he could accept a delay to Brexit as long as a deal was already agreed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470756062019-02-01
Social media companies should have a legal duty of care to children the UK Parliaments Science and Technology Committee has recommended. NeutralSocial media companies should have a legal duty of care to children the UK Parliaments Science and Technology Committee has recommended. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-470567612019-02-01
Parliament appeared to lob the ball back in the EUs court last night with the majority of MPs uniting around a request for alternatives to the backstop. NegativeAfter a public shout out of no to renegotiating the Brexit backstop plan or draft withdrawal agreement the EU now waits for the British Prime Minister to come to Brussels. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470556212019-01-31
Speaking at the European Parliament Mr Barnier said it was a realistic solution to preventing a hard border. PositiveThe EUs chief negotiator Michel Barnier says the Irish backstop is part and parcel of the UKs Brexit deal and will not be renegotiated. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470616502019-01-31
The European Parliaments Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt echoed his colleagues by criticising the UK for not being clear about what they wanted from the deal PositiveThe EUs chief negotiator Michel Barnier says the Irish backstop is part and parcel of the UKs Brexit deal and will not be renegotiated. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470616502019-01-31
An amendment rejecting a nodeal Brexit also won the support of Parliament on Tuesday but the vote was not binding meaning the date for exit remains 29 March NegativeTheresa May is expected to continue talks with EU leaders in the coming days after MPs backed a proposal for her to renegotiate her Brexit deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470522272019-01-30
And if no new deal is agreed by Parliament by 13 February she will make a statement and again table an amendable motion for debate the next day NegativeTheresa May is expected to continue talks with EU leaders in the coming days after MPs backed a proposal for her to renegotiate her Brexit deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470522272019-01-30
Five other amendments including Labour MP Yvette Coopers bid to delay Brexit if Mrs May does not get her deal through Parliament were defeated. NegativeTheresa May is expected to continue talks with EU leaders in the coming days after MPs backed a proposal for her to renegotiate her Brexit deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470522272019-01-30
Parliament made it clear that it does not want to leave the EU without a deal NegativeWhen things seem confusing make a list http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470508432019-01-30
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar the Irish prime minister has told the Irish Parliament that the UK and Ireland must honour the Good Friday Agreement and honour their commitment not to have a hard border PositiveTaoiseach Leo Varadkar the Irish prime minister has told the Irish Parliament that the UK and Ireland must honour the Good Friday Agreement and honour their commitment not to have a hard border http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-469885292019-01-30
Is Parliament finally at long last really on the verge of giving a clear signal about what it wants to do about PositiveIs Parliament finally at long last really on the verge of giving a clear signal about what it wants to do about http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470276412019-01-29
Mr Greer who three years ago became the youngest person to be elected to the Scottish Parliament Heaven forbid that I tweet like a 24yearold because I am a 24yearold NegativeGreen MSP Ross Greer has repeated his controversial claim that Sir Winston Churchill was a white supremacist and a mass murderer http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-470282462019-01-29
She said there was full ownership of what was agreed in the EU but no ownership of it in the UK Parliament. NeutralThe government will support a backbench amendment to the Brexit deal that calls for the planned Irish backstop to be replaced by alternative arrangements. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470347012019-01-29
However Mr Coveney The European Parliament will not ratify a Withdrawal Agreement that doesnt have a backstop in it NegativeThe backstop element of the Brexit plan is not going to change Irelands deputy prime minister has said http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470199772019-01-28
The comments come ahead of a crunch week in Parliament NeutralThe backstop element of the Brexit plan is not going to change Irelands deputy prime minister has said http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-470199772019-01-28
First Waves artworks will be on display at the Houses of Parliament Westminster Hall London until 13 February NeutralScarlett Crawford was selected as artist in residence for the First Waves project http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468635672019-01-26
I think its important we have keep having projects like this where we actually take Parliament into communities outside of London and then bring it back in says Crawford PositiveScarlett Crawford was selected as artist in residence for the First Waves project http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468635672019-01-26
Parliament in Athens agreed by 153 votes to 146 to approve the name Republic of North Macedonia despite widespread opposition from the public. PositiveGreeces parliament has voted narrowly to back a historic agreement ending a 27year dispute over its northern neighbours name. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470028652019-01-26
Prime Minister Theresa May is battling to get her withdrawal deal through Parliament. PositiveTroops could return to the border in the event of a botched Brexit the Irish prime minister has warned http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469985332019-01-26
After Prime Minister Theresa Mays Brexit plan was defeated in Parliament last week fears have grown among some businesses of a nodeal exit. PositiveJaguar Land Rover is to extend its annual April shutdown in car production because of uncertainties around Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469934802019-01-25
MPs are putting forward alternative plans to Theresa Mays Brexit plan after it was voted down by Parliament last week. PositiveAirbus has warned that it could move wingbuilding out of the UK in the future if there is a nodeal Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469842292019-01-25
Nationalists and populists have made big gains across the EU in recent years so they are likely to boost their representation in the European Parliament NegativeThe yellowvest protest movement in France has named 10 candidates for the May European Parliament elections but says it aims to expand the list to 79. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469856292019-01-25
The yellowvest protest movement in France has named 10 candidates for the May European Parliament elections but says it aims to expand the list to 79. NegativeThe yellowvest protest movement in France has named 10 candidates for the May European Parliament elections but says it aims to expand the list to 79. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469856292019-01-25
They will be competing for 79 seats allocated to France in the European Parliament though that figure might yet change because of the UKs uncertain Brexit timetable. NegativeThe yellowvest protest movement in France has named 10 candidates for the May European Parliament elections but says it aims to expand the list to 79. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469856292019-01-25
He told the Huw is pretty shortsighted hes a relatively new member of Parliament bless he didnt know that PMQs is actually televised. PositiveMichael Fabricant has slapped down a fellow Tory MP who appeared to suggest behind his back he was wearing a wig http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469759152019-01-24
Mr ReesMogg suggested that the government could use prorogation a procedure to shut down Parliament to stop any backbench bills trying to delay the UKs departure NegativeJacob ReesMogg says he believes Theresa Mays Brexit deal could be reformed to win round opponents. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469713902019-01-24
Instructs the government to rule out a disastrous No Deal scenario and allow Parliament to consider and vote on options PositiveMPs are trying to change the course of Brexit in a number of ways after rejecting the deal the prime minister struck with the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469595452019-01-23
Removing or amending the backstop could provide Mrs May with enough backing from Brexiteer Tory MPs and the DUP to get her deal passed by Parliament. PositiveTheresa May has scrapped the fee millions of EU citizens were going to have to pay to secure the right to continue living in the UK after Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469507192019-01-22
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said it was about wrestling control of this process away from the prime minister into the hands of Parliament. NegativeTheresa May has scrapped the fee millions of EU citizens were going to have to pay to secure the right to continue living in the UK after Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469507192019-01-22
She would not be drawn on whether her party would back a further public vote but said the option should be on the table for Parliament to discuss NegativeMPs are putting forward plans to change the outcome of Brexit ahead of a vote next week on the PMs amended deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-469554372019-01-22
The EU Parliament has released reports criticising the governance of resolving disputes NegativeTheres renewed focus on Labours Brexit policy as Theresa May holds discussions with opposition MPs in the wake of the historic defeat of her Brexit deal http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-468912572019-01-22
The Quebec politician was a member of Parliament for over two decades and led the separatist Bloc Quebecois in a number of federal election campaigns. NegativeThe mother of former Quebec politician Gilles Duceppe has died probably of exposure after being accidentally locked out of her residence http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-469133242019-01-22
There will be rows aplenty over which amendments Parliaments different tribes ought to back which one might get the government behind it PositiveForget about Theresa Mays Plan A for a moment the moment its more a story of Plan A is dead long live Plan A in any http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469546982019-01-22
We would very likely have to return a new set of MEPs to the European Parliament in May NegativeTheresa May has scrapped the fee millions of EU citizens were going to have to pay to secure the right to continue living in the UK after Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469507192019-01-22
Why not put to Parliament some votes on her red lines including a customs union otherwise how can any of us believe a word she NegativeTheresa May has scrapped the fee millions of EU citizens were going to have to pay to secure the right to continue living in the UK after Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469507192019-01-22
Also absent from the Mansion House gathering were the 26 unionist MPs and six MPs from the Irish Parliamentary Party which favoured devolved home rule. NegativeMonday is the centenary of two seminal moments in Irish history the meeting of the first and the start of the War of Independence against Britain http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469241632019-01-21
He was speaking on a visit to Poland aiming to challenge France and Germanys dominance in the EU with a Eurosceptic alliance ahead of May elections to the European Parliament. NegativeFrance and Germany are to sign a new treaty on Tuesday aimed at breathing new life into their place at the centre of the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469082052019-01-21
If Parliament doesnt approve a withdrawal agreement the UK is due to leave the EU on 29 March without a deal or transition period. PositiveTheresa May will try to convince Tory Brexiteers and DUP MPs to back her withdrawal deal by resolving Irish backstop concerns cabinet sources say. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469416732019-01-21
So given government is so preoccupied with Brexit its not clear when there will be Parliamentary time to turn the measures into law NegativeDomestic abuse victims will receive a wide range of new measures to protect them in what ministers say will be landmark legislation http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-469397352019-01-21
If Parliament doesnt approve it the UK is due to leave the EU without a deal or a transition period which would mean trade reverting to World Trade Organization rules. NegativeAttempts by backbench MPs to remove the governments power to deliver Brexit are extremely concerning Downing Street has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469364052019-01-20
On Monday one group of MPs will present a bill that could allow Brexit to be delayed if Parliament does not approve an EU withdrawal agreement PositiveAttempts by backbench MPs to remove the governments power to deliver Brexit are extremely concerning Downing Street has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469364052019-01-20
The source added the proposed bills and amendments showed there is a danger that Parliament could stop Brexit. NegativeAttempts by backbench MPs to remove the governments power to deliver Brexit are extremely concerning Downing Street has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469364052019-01-20
Theresa May faces a daunting task to get her Brexit deal ratified by Parliament after it was rejected by 230 votes NeutralTheresa May faces a daunting task to get her Brexit deal ratified by Parliament after it was rejected by 230 votes http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469056602019-01-19
After the UK Parliament rejected the withdrawal agreement Mr Philippe said laws had to be passed and millions invested in French ports and airports. NegativeFrench Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has said a nodeal Brexit looks less and less unlikely and has launched a contingency plan to prepare for it. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469060462019-01-18
As things stand the European Parliament is axing most of the UKs seats with a small number to be reallocated to other countries. NegativeNigel Farage says he is ready to fight the European elections in May if Brexit is delayed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-469180002019-01-18
The party is the fifth largest in Parliament but it wasnt always so popular PositiveOn Wednesday the Democratic Unionist Party held up its end of the confidenceandsupply pact it shares with the Conservatives and helped the government rebuff a noconfidence vote. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-469038762019-01-18
Theresa May will have to put a new EU withdrawal plan to Parliament by 21 January ahead of a vote by MPs eight days later. PositiveFrench Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has said a nodeal Brexit looks less and less unlikely and has launched a contingency plan to prepare for it. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469060462019-01-18
An orderly withdrawal will remain our absolute priority in the coming weeks he told the European Parliament in Strasbourg. NegativeEuropean Council President Donald Tusk has hinted that the UK should stay in the EU after the prime ministers Brexit deal was rejected in parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468871882019-01-17
Either way the plan would be to have another vote in Parliament soon. NegativeTheresa May has won a no confidence vote in her government http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463933992019-01-17
Bill was put before Parliament only days later NeutralA woman who launched a campaign against upskirting after being targeted at a festival 18 months ago has said we did after legislation was passed to make it a crime in England and Wales. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-468846972019-01-16
Mr Grostate who lives in Ramsgate has booked himself into a London hotel for four days to protest outside Parliament. NegativeAs MPs on both sides of the Brexit divide battled it out in the Commons ahead of the vote on Theresa Mays deal an even noisier and more passionate debate was going on across the road. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468801872019-01-16
Some Twitter users have called Parliament sexist and archaic. NegativeAmong those crowded into the House of Commons in the picture above for the crunch Brexit vote is one participant who really did have somewhere else to be heavilypregnant Labour MP Tulip Siddiq. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468831672019-01-16
The party is expected to do well in the European Parliament elections in May like nationalists in many other EU countries. NegativeGermanys domestic intelligence agency is to step up monitoring of the farright Alternative for Germany party for suspected extremism. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468829682019-01-16
The time for Parliamentary games is over NeutralThe pound has risen after MPs voted to reject Theresa Mays Brexit deal by 230 votes. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468831472019-01-16
Under the Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011 UK general elections are only supposed to happen every five years NegativePrime Minister Theresa Mays Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes the largest defeat for a sitting government in history. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468858282019-01-16
But when it comes to the core issue getting the Brexit deal approved in the UK Parliament the letters are unlikely to change anything NeutralYou say we havent achieved anything the prime minister said in answer to a reporters question in Stoke http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468656542019-01-15
I think it is really important that Parliament listens to people who are creating jobs in this region and across the country and act on it NeutralToyotas Europe boss has reiterated his support for the Prime Ministers Brexit deal ahead of Tuesdays key Commons vote. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468667522019-01-15
Ill also raise this with ministers in Parliament PositiveGypsies clashed with residents in scenes of appalling violence after they turned up to build on land without permission in a village. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-merseyside-468703812019-01-15
A man has denied trying to murder police officers and members of the public outside Parliament NegativeA man has denied trying to murder police officers and members of the public outside Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-468634592019-01-14
But it still requires approval by the UK Parliament and European Parliament to become law NegativeBut it still requires approval by the UK Parliament and European Parliament to become law http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468410412019-01-14
Downing Street has said it is extremely concerned about the reported plot which it says could potentially overturn centuries of Parliamentary precedent. NegativePrime Minister Theresa May is making a lastditch attempt to persuade MPs to back her Brexit deal as Tuesdays key Commons vote looms closer. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468561492019-01-14
In recent months among the cacophony Parliament has steadily been taking more and more control of the Brexit process if not ownership of the problems. NegativeI know that right here Ive been writing about and weve been discussing our prime ministers and politicians Brexit choices for more than two and a half years now. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468589032019-01-14
It is also now essential that the Scottish Parliament is given the power to fully review the outcome of this investigation into whether Nicola Sturgeon has broken the ministerial code NegativeThe first minister has referred herself to a standards panel over her actions during an investigation into Alex Salmond. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-468569342019-01-14
She will use a speech on Monday to warn that Parliament is more likely to block Brexit than let the UK leave with no deal. NegativePrime Minister Theresa May is making a lastditch attempt to persuade MPs to back her Brexit deal as Tuesdays key Commons vote looms closer. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468561492019-01-14
The UK will leave the EU on 29 March unless there is a new act of Parliament preventing that NegativePrime Minister Theresa May is making a lastditch attempt to persuade MPs to back her Brexit deal as Tuesdays key Commons vote looms closer. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468561492019-01-14
There are lots of different plans being put forward by Members of Parliament that dont respect the result the or risk no deal he added. NegativePrime Minister Theresa May is making a lastditch attempt to persuade MPs to back her Brexit deal as Tuesdays key Commons vote looms closer. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468561492019-01-14
What if we found ourselves in a situation where Parliament tried to take the UK out of the EU in opposition to a remain NeutralPrime Minister Theresa May is making a lastditch attempt to persuade MPs to back her Brexit deal as Tuesdays key Commons vote looms closer. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468561492019-01-14
Will she shift to what many in Parliament want a closer relationship with the EU perhaps moving across to some kind of customs NeutralI know that right here Ive been writing about and weve been discussing our prime ministers and politicians Brexit choices for more than two and a half years now. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468589032019-01-14
But they are not the only group to claim the spirit of the yellow vests with proBrexit demonstrators outside Parliament also putting on highvis jackets. NegativeHundreds of people put on highvisibility jackets in imitation of French protesters as they marched in central London against government cuts. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-468517132019-01-13
Earlier that day she had faced barracking by a group of protesters as she walked to Parliament. NegativeProBrexit activist James Goddard has been arrested in connection with incidents outside Parliament on Monday http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-468499392019-01-13
Meanwhile another group of protesters was outside Parliament also in yellow vests. NegativeHundreds of people put on highvisibility jackets in imitation of French protesters as they marched in central London against government cuts. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-468517132019-01-13
ProBrexit activist James Goddard has been arrested in connection with incidents outside Parliament on Monday NegativeProBrexit activist James Goddard has been arrested in connection with incidents outside Parliament on Monday http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-468499392019-01-13
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned that the possibility of Brexit not happening at all had increased with Parliament showing this week it would not accept leaving without a deal. NegativeConservative rebel Dominic Grieve has urged the prime minister to delay Brexit if her EU withdrawal deal is rejected by MPs next week. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468405892019-01-12
It will then be passed to the European Parliament for its consent NeutralAs the turmoil over Brexit continues at Westminster the attitude in Brussels appears to Keep calm and carry on http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468309702019-01-11
But Business Secretary Mr Clark said it was time Parliament recognised its collective responsibility to back the prime ministers deal and avoid a no deal Brexit NegativeThe government is considering giving extra protections to workers and the environment in order to win support for its Brexit withdrawal agreement. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468175032019-01-10
Mr Clark told BBC Radio 4s Today To establish what Parliament wants and what Parliament supports can be useful. NegativeThe government is considering giving extra protections to workers and the environment in order to win support for its Brexit withdrawal agreement. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468175032019-01-10
It means the government will have to return to Parliament with fresh plans within three days if Mrs May EU withdrawal deal is rejected by MPs next week. NegativeRebel Tory MPs have joined forces with Labour to inflict a fresh blow on Theresa Mays government in a Commons Brexit vote. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468052692019-01-09
Opinium has repeatedly asked voters which of five possible options should be pursued if Parliament were to reject the current deal. NegativeMPs will soon decide the fate of Theresa Mays Brexit deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467357132019-01-09
Senior Conservatives have signalled they are not prepared to support a nodeal Brexit as they inflicted a defeat on the government in Parliament NegativeSenior Conservatives have signalled they are not prepared to support a nodeal Brexit as they inflicted a defeat on the government in Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468031122019-01-09
The Commons amendment is designed to make a nodeal exit harder by limiting the Treasurys ability to raise certain taxes after the UK left without the explicit consent of Parliament. NegativeSenior Conservatives have signalled they are not prepared to support a nodeal Brexit as they inflicted a defeat on the government in Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468031122019-01-09
Theres a big problem facing members of Parliament who want to avoid a nodeal Brexit NegativeSenior Conservatives have signalled they are not prepared to support a nodeal Brexit as they inflicted a defeat on the government in Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468031122019-01-09
What this is about is Parliament saying to the government we can control this process if it comes to it. PositiveSenior Conservatives have signalled they are not prepared to support a nodeal Brexit as they inflicted a defeat on the government in Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-468031122019-01-09
And were continuing to work on further assurances on further undertakings from the European Union in relation to the concern thats been expressed by Parliamentarians NegativeThe PM has said she is trying to get further assurances from the European Union so she can win the Commons vote on her Brexit deal next week. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467846432019-01-08
MP Anna Soubry has criticised police for not intervening after she was verbally abused outside Parliament NegativeMP Anna Soubry has criticised police for not intervening after she was verbally abused outside Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467853572019-01-08
Protesters standing just a few yards from the entrance to Parliament accused her of being a liar and then Anna Soubry is a Nazi NegativeMP Anna Soubry has criticised police for not intervening after she was verbally abused outside Parliament http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467853572019-01-08
The DUP which Mrs Mays Conservative Party relies on for a majority in Parliament has said it will not back the deal. NegativeThe PM has said she is trying to get further assurances from the European Union so she can win the Commons vote on her Brexit deal next week. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467846432019-01-08
A source close to Ms Rudd said the pause was the right thing to do and should reassure Parliament that she was listening to MPs concerns NegativeThe next stage of the universal credit rollout is to be scaled back amid concerns about the controversial new benefits system. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467729012019-01-07
But this vote has been pushed back and Parliament will instead be asked to vote on transferring just 10000 people to the new benefits system. NegativeThe next stage of the universal credit rollout is to be scaled back amid concerns about the controversial new benefits system. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467729012019-01-07
Ministers were due to seek Parliamentary approval to move three million existing welfare claimants onto the new benefit NeutralThe next stage of the universal credit rollout is to be scaled back amid concerns about the controversial new benefits system. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467729012019-01-07
That process will then be assessed and further Parliamentary approval sought before every other existing welfare claimant is moved NegativeThe next stage of the universal credit rollout is to be scaled back amid concerns about the controversial new benefits system. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467729012019-01-07
Mrs May now has less than a fortnight to persuade Parliament to back her deal. NeutralThe prime minister has urged MPs to back her Brexit deal saying it is the only way to honour the referendum result and protect the economy http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467726012019-01-06
Her supporters are now trying to get more than 100000 before 3 February so that the issue will get debated in Parliament. NegativeA mum who campaigned to lower the cervical screening age from 25 to 18 has died of cancer aged 31. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-devon-467495112019-01-05
Womens activism is putting pressure on political parties to pass the Womens Reservation Bill guaranteeing onethird of Parliamentary seats for women NegativeIn the worlds largest democracy politicians are finding that they need to listen to women if they want power http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-464539342019-01-05
A petition calling for leaders TV debates to become a regular fixture during general elections is to be discussed in Parliament. NegativeA petition calling for leaders TV debates to become a regular fixture during general elections is to be discussed in Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467460192019-01-04
The Kenya Women Parliamentary Association has been working hard to garner support for the gender bill. NegativeIn our series of letters from African journalists media and communications trainer Joseph Warungu reflects on gender inequality in Kenyan politics. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-465076852019-01-01
The UK can turn a corner and start to put its differences aside if Parliament backs the proposed Brexit deal Theresa May has said. NeutralThe UK can turn a corner and start to put its differences aside if Parliament backs the proposed Brexit deal Theresa May has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467215082019-01-01





SentenceSentimentTitleUrlDate
He said if the deal is rejected that would shatter the bond of trust between the electorate and Parliament. NegativeSenior Brexiteer minister Liam Fox says there is a 5050 chance the UK will not leave the EU on 29 March if MPs reject Theresa Mays Brexit deal next month. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467134982018-12-31
Parliament will vote on the UKs proposed withdrawal deal next month. NegativeThe public could be put at risk if the UK leaves the EU in March without an official agreement the UKs most senior police officer has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-466931562018-12-27
Parliaments commissioner for the armed forces HansPeter Bartels said recruiting EU citizens was already a kind of normality as many soldiers already had dual nationality or an immigrant background NegativeSeven years after Germany scrapped conscription its defence chief has said employing EU citizens is an option to fill expert posts. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466921762018-12-27
It comes as Parliament remains divided over the PMs Brexit deal as the UK prepares to leave the EU in March. NegativeThe Queen will say in her Christmas Day broadcast that the Christian message of peace on earth and goodwill to all is needed as much as ever. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466663622018-12-24
Former Lib Dem leader Lord Steel said Lord Ashdown had transformed the party from one with just a handful of seats to being a really influential party in Parliament PositiveExLiberal Democrats leader Paddy Ashdown has died aged 77 after a short illness a party spokesperson has said http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-466625462018-12-23
Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said Lord Ashdown had made a real mark on Parliament and it was a hugely sad day. NegativeExLiberal Democrats leader Paddy Ashdown has died aged 77 after a short illness a party spokesperson has said http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-466625462018-12-23
They see no evidence the Brexit package would definitely be passed by the UK Parliament if they did. NegativeBobs are quite the topic of discussion in the UK right now people bored of Brexit desperate to read talk and hear about something anything else. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465943412018-12-22
With tensions riding high in Parliament Speaker John Bercow has set MPs some holiday reading posting out an updated version of the NegativeWith tensions riding high in Parliament Speaker John Bercow has set MPs some holiday reading posting out an updated version of the http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-parliaments-466503102018-12-22
He then ran into Parliaments grounds and stabbed to death unarmed PC Keith Palmer before he himself was shot dead by other officers NegativeThe chief coroner for England and Wales has called for armed police on all gates of Parliament following the 2017 Westminster terror attack http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466417602018-12-21
The chief coroner for England and Wales has called for armed police on all gates of Parliament following the 2017 Westminster terror attack NegativeThe chief coroner for England and Wales has called for armed police on all gates of Parliament following the 2017 Westminster terror attack http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466417602018-12-21
A man has died hours after he was found unresponsive in an underpass opposite the Houses of Parliament. NegativeA man has died hours after he was found unresponsive in an underpass opposite the Houses of Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-466190352018-12-20
As PM Theresa Mays proposed exit plan flounders in Parliament both sides are preparing for the worstcase situation. NegativeThe European Commission says it has started to implement its preparations for a nodeal Brexit in case the UK crashes out of the EU without a plan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466171522018-12-20
The Commission says these measures should not compare with EU membership or the transition period on offer in the Withdrawal Agreement which the UK Parliament has yet to vote on. NegativeThe European Commission says it has started to implement its preparations for a nodeal Brexit in case the UK crashes out of the EU without a plan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466171522018-12-20
Business Secretary Greg Clark said he backed Mrs Mays deal but if Parliament was implacably opposed it should be invited to say what it would agree with NegativeJeremy Corbyn has tabled a motion of no confidence in Theresa May after she said MPs would not vote on her Brexit deal until the week of 14 January. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465998952018-12-18
But Labour frontbencher Andrew Gwynne told the BBCs Andrew We cant move to the next stage until Parliament has decided whether or not to back the prime ministers deal NegativeTheresa May has attacked one of her predecessors accusing Tony Blair of undermining the Brexit talks by calling for another referendum. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465827052018-12-17
But Mr Gwynne We cant move to the next stage until Parliament has decided whether or not to back the prime ministers deal NegativeParliament might have to decide what to do next if Theresa Mays Brexit deal is rejected by MPs cabinet minister Liam Fox has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465846542018-12-17
He said there was no majority for another referendum in the Commons at the moment but I think the position of members of Parliament will change according to what happens NegativeParliament might have to decide what to do next if Theresa Mays Brexit deal is rejected by MPs cabinet minister Liam Fox has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465846542018-12-17
If the deal could not get through the Commons he Parliament would have to decide on the alternatives NegativeParliament might have to decide what to do next if Theresa Mays Brexit deal is rejected by MPs cabinet minister Liam Fox has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465846542018-12-17
Parliament has a democratic duty to deliver what the British people voted for NeutralTheresa May has attacked one of her predecessors accusing Tony Blair of undermining the Brexit talks by calling for another referendum. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465827052018-12-17
Parliament might have to decide what to do next if Theresa Mays Brexit deal is rejected by MPs cabinet minister Liam Fox has said. NegativeParliament might have to decide what to do next if Theresa Mays Brexit deal is rejected by MPs cabinet minister Liam Fox has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465846542018-12-17
The senior Brexiteer said the PMs deal was unlikely to pass through Parliament unless the backstop issue was resolved. NegativeParliament might have to decide what to do next if Theresa Mays Brexit deal is rejected by MPs cabinet minister Liam Fox has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465846542018-12-17
After postponing the vote in Parliament Mrs May travelled to Brussels to make a special plea to EU leaders in a bid to make her deal more acceptable to MPs. NegativeTheresa May is trying to run down the clock and minimise Parliaments role in Brexit a former minister has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465773592018-12-16
He added that the only way the deal would get through Parliament was to have a version of the deal that the government has negotiated. NegativeTheresa May is trying to run down the clock and minimise Parliaments role in Brexit a former minister has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465773592018-12-16
His comments come as Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it is still possible to get a version of Mrs Mays Brexit deal approved by Parliament. NeutralTheresa May is trying to run down the clock and minimise Parliaments role in Brexit a former minister has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465773592018-12-16
Labour and the SNP have both said the prime minister should stop wasting time and put the deal to a vote in Parliament NegativeTheresa May is trying to run down the clock and minimise Parliaments role in Brexit a former minister has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465773592018-12-16
Mr Johnson who is Boris Johnsons brother but voted Remain in the referendum said he was concerned by the way Downing Street was treating Parliament. NegativeTheresa May is trying to run down the clock and minimise Parliaments role in Brexit a former minister has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465773592018-12-16
Scotlands First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said it was time to stop this pretence and bring the vote to Parliament. NegativeTheresa May is trying to run down the clock and minimise Parliaments role in Brexit a former minister has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465773592018-12-16
Theresa May is trying to run down the clock and minimise Parliaments role in Brexit a former minister has said. NegativeTheresa May is trying to run down the clock and minimise Parliaments role in Brexit a former minister has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465773592018-12-16
We need to find a plan that a majority in Parliament can support she said. NegativeTheresa May is trying to run down the clock and minimise Parliaments role in Brexit a former minister has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465773592018-12-16
However she admitted there is work still to do with more talks to find the assurances that the UK Parliament needs. NeutralA confidence vote a promise to stand down and thousands of miles travelled its been a quiet week for the prime minister. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465718722018-12-15
However the next election is not in theory scheduled until June 2022 five years after the previous one to the Fixed Term Parliament NeutralA confidence vote a promise to stand down and thousands of miles travelled its been a quiet week for the prime minister. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465718722018-12-15
Rather than ploughing ahead and dangerously running down the clock the prime minister needs to put her deal to a vote next week so Parliament can take back control NegativeTheresa May has said it is still possible to get the assurances MPs need to back her Brexit deal despite EU leaders ruling out any renegotiation http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465696992018-12-15
Theresa Mays week was governed by numbers as she calculated she wouldnt get her Brexit deal through Parliament for now. NegativeA confidence vote a promise to stand down and thousands of miles travelled its been a quiet week for the prime minister. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465718722018-12-15
It doesnt feel like anywhere that my constituents would have anything to do with says Chris Bryant MP for Rhondda and author of Parliament The Biography. NegativeWhen Sir Graham Brady revealed the outcome of the vote on Theresa Mays leadership it wasnt only the result that had TV viewers transfixed http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465541872018-12-14
An Italian journalist working for Europhonica a radio news organisation covering the European Parliament in the city was among the seriously wounded French and Italian media reported. NegativeA gunman opened fire near a crowded Christmas market in the eastern French city of Strasbourg killing at least two people and leaving one braindead. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465358622018-12-13
But he said the DUP would not support a noconfidence motion in Parliament at this stage NeutralPrime Minister Theresa May has won a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party by 200 to 117. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465472462018-12-13
However MEPs were determined to carry on the morning after the attack with German MEP Jo Leinen posting a picture of singing and Christmas lights in the European Parliament. PositiveFrench police have issued a call for help to find the man suspected of opening fire near a Christmas market in Strasbourg. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465355522018-12-13
Labour frontbencher Rebecca LongBailey This deal that she has on the table will not get through Parliament NegativePrime Minister Theresa May has won a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party by 200 to 117. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465472462018-12-13
Parliament is set to vote on a deal before 21 January. NegativeThe pound has slipped back from its highs of earlier on Wednesday even though Prime Minister Theresa May won the vote of confidence in her leadership. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-465448142018-12-13
The Kenya Women Parliamentary Association has been working hard to garner support for the gender bill. NegativeIn our series of letters from African journalists media and communications trainer Joseph Warungu reflects on gender inequality in Kenyan politics. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-465076852018-12-13
A man has been arrested by armed police officers after it is believed he broke into the grounds of Parliament. NegativeA man has been arrested by armed police officers after it is believed he broke into the grounds of Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-465248392018-12-12
Mrs May has spent the day meeting EU leaders and officials in The Hague Berlin and Brussels in efforts to salvage her Brexit deal which faces major opposition in Parliament. NegativeTory Brexiteers are increasingly confident they have enough support to trigger a noconfidence vote in Theresa May as party leader. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465327472018-12-12
Parliamentary authorities say the incident which happened just before midday on Tuesday is contained. NegativeA man has been arrested by armed police officers after it is believed he broke into the grounds of Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-465248392018-12-12
The European Parliament which is nearby is currently in lockdown NegativeTwo people have been killed and 11 others wounded in a shooting in the eastern French city of Strasbourg. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465302652018-12-12
The incident which is still in the very early stages of being investigated happened in the same area inside Parliaments grounds as last years terror attack. NegativeA man has been arrested by armed police officers after it is believed he broke into the grounds of Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-465248392018-12-12
Theresa Mays deal has been agreed with the EU but it needs to be backed by the UK Parliament if it is to become law ahead of the UKs departure. NegativePrime Minister Theresa May has called off Tuesdays crucial vote on her Brexit deal so she can go back to Brussels and ask for changes to it. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465092882018-12-11
The withdrawal agreement has been endorsed by EU leaders but now needs Parliaments backing. PositiveTheresa May is set to hold a series of private meetings with backbench MPs as she bids to win support for her Brexit deal before Tuesdays historic vote. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465034552018-12-10
Last month the UK agreed a Brexit deal with the EU but it still needs to be approved by Parliament. NeutralWith two days to go until the crucial Brexit vote the prime minister has warned MPs they face uncharted waters if they reject her deal http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464975312018-12-09
Mr Robinson and his supporters will meet outside the Dorchester hotel on Park Lane and march along a specified route to Parliament Street PositiveEnglish Defence League founder Tommy Robinson is to join a proBrexit march organised by UKIP. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464955952018-12-09
Parliamentary polls had not been scheduled to happen until 2022 and critics have argued that the snap election disadvantages other candidates. NegativeArmenians are voting in an early parliamentary election on Sunday a key test for the man behind the peaceful Velvet Revolution that swept the country in April. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-464972262018-12-09
Ruth Dyson an MP for Port Hills in New Zealands Parliament was among those who offered condolences on social media tweeting that her country is grieving with Graces family. NegativePolice in New Zealand investigating the murder of British backpacker Grace Millane have found a body on the outskirts of Auckland. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-essex-464975302018-12-09
A Parliamentary Commission made up of senior figures from the Leave and Remain sides of the debate to oversee Brexit is another idea being whispered about in some corners. NegativeWith Parliament seemingly deadlocked over the best way forward on Brexit and Theresa Mays deal widely expected to be voted down no one really knows what is going to happen next. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464807042018-12-08
However it needs to be approved by Parliament with MPs due to vote on Tuesday NeutralThe UK could pursue the socalled Norway plus option if Theresa Mays Brexit plan is rejected by MPs on Tuesday according to Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464906422018-12-08
I think we can secure a majority in Parliament for some of the proposals were putting forward NeutralWith Parliament seemingly deadlocked over the best way forward on Brexit and Theresa Mays deal widely expected to be voted down no one really knows what is going to happen next. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464807042018-12-08
Ms Kendall told the BBCs This Week an assembly of ordinary people could determine the referendum question to avoid criticism that it would be a Parliamentary stitchup. NegativeWith Parliament seemingly deadlocked over the best way forward on Brexit and Theresa Mays deal widely expected to be voted down no one really knows what is going to happen next. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464807042018-12-08
Ms Rudd is the first minister to float an alternative plan publicly if Mrs Mays deal is rejected by Parliament. NegativeThe UK could pursue the socalled Norway plus option if Theresa Mays Brexit plan is rejected by MPs on Tuesday according to Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464906422018-12-08
With Parliament seemingly deadlocked over the best way forward on Brexit and Theresa Mays deal widely expected to be voted down no one really knows what is going to happen next. NegativeWith Parliament seemingly deadlocked over the best way forward on Brexit and Theresa Mays deal widely expected to be voted down no one really knows what is going to happen next. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464807042018-12-08
But Conservative Brexiteer Steve Baker Giving Parliament the choice between the devil and the deep blue sea is desperate and will persuade very few NegativeA government bid to find a compromise to win over rebels before the Commons Brexit vote has run into criticism. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464770362018-12-07
Thats not completely straightforward because theres a principle that MPs shouldnt be asked to vote twice on the same issue during a single session of Parliament. NegativeMPs will vote on the proposed Brexit deal agreed by the UK and the EU on 11 December http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463933992018-12-07
The rules under the FixedTerm Parliaments Act mean there are several possible outcomes if the government loses a formal vote of no confidence. NegativeMPs will vote on the proposed Brexit deal agreed by the UK and the EU on 11 December http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463933992018-12-07
The withdrawal deal negotiated between the UK and EU has been endorsed by EU leaders but must also be backed by Parliament if it is to come into force. NegativeA government bid to find a compromise to win over rebels before the Commons Brexit vote has run into criticism. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464770362018-12-07
But Mrs May rejected SNP claims she has misled Parliament on the issue. NegativeTheresa Mays Brexit backstop plan risks a stalemate and protracted rounds of negotiations with the EU http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464519702018-12-06
Earlier International Trade Secretary Liam Fox warned there was a risk of Parliament trying to steal Brexit from the British people NegativeTheresa Mays Brexit backstop plan risks a stalemate and protracted rounds of negotiations with the EU http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464519702018-12-06
He said there was a natural Remain majority in Parliament and that any attempts to delay the UKs departure or overturn the 2016 referendum result would be a democratic affront. NegativeTheresa Mays Brexit backstop plan risks a stalemate and protracted rounds of negotiations with the EU http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464519702018-12-06
Mr Koczorowski posted images of himself wearing an Atomwaffen top near Parliament and a video of a British flag being burnt. NegativeA university student from Bath and a London teenager are among those involved with a UK version of a violent American neoNazi group linked to five murders a BBC investigation has found http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464604422018-12-06
Both it and ITV offered to air a debate between the leaders on Sunday two days before Parliament votes on Brexit. NegativeThe BBC has dropped plans to hold a Brexit debate between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn saying it could not reach an agreement on its proposal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464440612018-12-05
Ministers have agreed to publish the governments full legal advice on the deal after MPs found them in contempt of Parliament for issuing a summary NegativeTheresa May has suffered three Brexit defeats in the Commons as she set out to sell her EU deal to sceptical MPs. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464466942018-12-05
The news about the BBC debate came as MPs geared up to begin five days of debate in Parliament over the Brexit withdrawal agreement NegativeThe BBC has dropped plans to hold a Brexit debate between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn saying it could not reach an agreement on its proposal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464440612018-12-05
Theresa May faces deep opposition in Parliament to the proposed deal. NegativeFormer Bank of England governor Mervyn King has likened Theresa Mays Brexit deal to the appeasement of the Nazis in the 1930s. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-464461052018-12-05
John Bercow said there was an arguable case that a contempt of Parliament has been committed. NegativeThe UK government may have broken Parliamentary rules by not publishing Brexit legal advice the Commons Speaker has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464351282018-12-04
The Parliamentary wrangle over the legal advice given to ministers about the Brexit deal is now coming to a head NegativeThe UK government may have broken Parliamentary rules by not publishing Brexit legal advice the Commons Speaker has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464351282018-12-04
The UK government may have broken Parliamentary rules by not publishing Brexit legal advice the Commons Speaker has said. NegativeThe UK government may have broken Parliamentary rules by not publishing Brexit legal advice the Commons Speaker has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464351282018-12-04
Labour is planning to join forces with other parties including the DUP who keep Mrs May in power to initiate contempt of Parliament proceedings unless the government backs down. NegativeThe UK is facing a constitutional crisis if Theresa May does not publish legal advice on her Brexit deal on Monday Labour has warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464197902018-12-03
There are still a number of days left for Parliament to put down an amendment to that effect and I believe that that will be the case. NegativeSNP MPs will support a bid to suspend the Brexit process the partys Westminster leader has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-464174222018-12-03
And Treasury Minister Liz Truss who is backing Mrs May to get the agreement through Parliament suggested parts of it could be renegotiated after the UK left the EU. NegativeTheresa May has refused to rule out another Commons vote on her Brexit deal if MPs reject it the first time. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463944312018-12-01
And so there might be a Parliamentary majority for a further referendum. NegativeThe Peoples Vote campaign for a further EU referendum is reaching a critical moment what is its next http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464033332018-12-01
But advocates of another referendum could pop up and say Parliament is gridlocked theres no majority for anything so let the people have a say. NegativeThe Peoples Vote campaign for a further EU referendum is reaching a critical moment what is its next http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464033332018-12-01
Conveniently theres an EU summit just after the 11 December vote in Parliament NegativeWhat is the EU up to while a fevered UK Parliament burns with questions and throbs with Brexit conspiracy http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-464031492018-12-01
Enter the four doctors who also happen to be members of Parliament. PositiveThe Peoples Vote campaign for a further EU referendum is reaching a critical moment what is its next http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464033332018-12-01
Part of them is itching to articulate in Parliament with a vote the views of those hundreds of thousands who marched through London calling for a Peoples Vote in October. NegativeThe Peoples Vote campaign for a further EU referendum is reaching a critical moment what is its next http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464033332018-12-01
Some think it would be very strange if Parliament does not discuss a referendum in the next few weeks. NegativeThe Peoples Vote campaign for a further EU referendum is reaching a critical moment what is its next http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464033332018-12-01
The when is technically an if but feels increasingly likely that the prime ministers vision of Brexit agreed with the European Union will be rejected by Parliament next month. NegativeThe Peoples Vote campaign for a further EU referendum is reaching a critical moment what is its next http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-464033332018-12-01
What is the EU up to while a fevered UK Parliament burns with questions and throbs with Brexit conspiracy NeutralWhat is the EU up to while a fevered UK Parliament burns with questions and throbs with Brexit conspiracy http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-464031492018-12-01
But despite this small group of advocates a nodeal Brexit is not likely to get a majority of MPs in Parliament behind it NegativeWith a Commons vote on her Brexit agreement set for 11 December Theresa May has less than two weeks to turn her fortunes around http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463861722018-11-30
He said the UK would need a transition period to adapt to whatever form of exit from the EU that Parliament chose. NegativeLarge parts of the British economy are not ready for a nodeal Brexit Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-463777652018-11-30
Now Norway is being pitched as an indefinite solution to a deal that looks likely to die on the doorstep of Parliament NegativeWith a Commons vote on her Brexit agreement set for 11 December Theresa May has less than two weeks to turn her fortunes around http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463861722018-11-30
There are 315 Tory MPs in Parliament not counting two who are currently suspended and they have splintered off into a bewildering array of factions over Brexit. NegativeWith a Commons vote on her Brexit agreement set for 11 December Theresa May has less than two weeks to turn her fortunes around http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463861722018-11-30
If a man in tights comes to your door and demands that you hand over private documents or come to Parliament do you need to NeutralIf a man in tights comes to your door and demands that you hand over private documents or come to Parliament do you need to http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463644392018-11-29
Our Parliamentary committees are entitled to summon people and documents in order to conduct inquiries NegativeIf a man in tights comes to your door and demands that you hand over private documents or come to Parliament do you need to http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463644392018-11-29
The US has a legal concept known as inherent contempt of Congress which is similar to our Contempt of Parliament NeutralIf a man in tights comes to your door and demands that you hand over private documents or come to Parliament do you need to http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463644392018-11-29
Mrs Foster said the PMs trip to promote the deal to businesses in Wales and Northern Ireland was a waste of time as Parliament would not back it. NeutralTheresa May has denied claims from DUP leader Arlene Foster that she had given up on negotiations before agreeing the Brexit deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463638792018-11-28
Facebook is saying first that Six4Threes case is without merit and second that for the UK Parliament to publish documents sealed by the US courts would be hasty and wrong NegativeNo my nominee is the member of parliament for Folkestone and Hythe Damian Collins http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-463461682018-11-27
Prime Minister Theresa May will now need to persuade MPs in the UK Parliament to back her deal but some think she will struggle to get it through NegativeThe governments Brexit deal will leave the UK worse off a year than if it had remained in the EU a study by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-463385852018-11-27
This weekend Damian Collins showed just how far he was prepared to go in taking on a company he felt had shown an arrogant contempt for the British Parliament NegativeNo my nominee is the member of parliament for Folkestone and Hythe Damian Collins http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-463461682018-11-27
But Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite suggested there were a number of possible outcomes if the UK Parliament rejected the deal including an extension of the negotiations or another referendum NegativeEU leaders have approved an agreement on the UKs withdrawal and future relations insisting it is the best and only deal possible http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-463346492018-11-26
It will also need to be ratified by the European Parliament in a vote expected to take place in early 2019. NegativeEU leaders have approved an agreement on the UKs withdrawal and future relations insisting it is the best and only deal possible http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-463346492018-11-26
Its thought the big vote in the UK Parliament could come some time in the second week of December NeutralIt is a significant moment in European history the EUs 28 leaders have approved the divorce agreement for the UK to withdraw from the bloc http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-463159702018-11-26
Mrs May will now need to persuade MPs in the UK Parliament to back it. NeutralEU leaders have approved an agreement on the UKs withdrawal and future relations insisting it is the best and only deal possible http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-463346492018-11-26
The UK Parliament is expected to vote on the deal on 12 December but its approval is far from guaranteed NegativeEU leaders have approved an agreement on the UKs withdrawal and future relations insisting it is the best and only deal possible http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-463346492018-11-26
They said the deal which needs to be approved by the UK Parliament paved the way for an orderly withdrawal. NegativeEU leaders have approved an agreement on the UKs withdrawal and future relations insisting it is the best and only deal possible http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-463346492018-11-26
When the executive failed to do so he was escorted to Parliament and warned he risked fines and imprisonment if the documents were not surrendered the paper said. NegativeA cache of Facebook documents has been seized by MPs investigating the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-463348102018-11-26
Alternatively MPs might suddenly shift in large numbers towards the idea of another referendum to break the Parliamentary impasse and open the possibility of stopping Brexit NegativeIt feels like Westminster is tumbling towards a political crisis without modern precedent http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463203682018-11-24
Because Parliament will have to come to a view PositiveIt feels like Westminster is tumbling towards a political crisis without modern precedent http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463203682018-11-24
I cannot see how a government can get through a legislative programme for no deal for example if you dont have the support of Parliament NegativeIt feels like Westminster is tumbling towards a political crisis without modern precedent http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463203682018-11-24
If Parliament rejects the deal the same Withdrawal Act sets out what the government must do next. NegativeIt feels like Westminster is tumbling towards a political crisis without modern precedent http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463203682018-11-24
Instead the government would have to put new legislation before Parliament and secure the approval of MPs if it did not want the UK to leave without a deal NeutralIt feels like Westminster is tumbling towards a political crisis without modern precedent http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463203682018-11-24
She told a BBC phonein that there would be just more division and uncertainty if Parliament voted against the agreement next month NegativeTheresa May has said the UK should not hope for a better deal from the EU if MPs reject her Brexit agreement http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463129092018-11-24
Some Brexiteers might like the idea but its hard to see Parliament supporting such a move with or without an explicit vote NegativeIt feels like Westminster is tumbling towards a political crisis without modern precedent http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463203682018-11-24
There are two routes to a general election through the Fixed Term Parliament Act and both involve motions of confidence in the Commons NegativeIt feels like Westminster is tumbling towards a political crisis without modern precedent http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-463203682018-11-24
MPs will get the chance to vote on the deal in Parliament after it is approved by the EU next Sunday 25 November. NegativeFormer Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has criticised the governments lack of political will and resolve in dealing with the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-462506072018-11-18
But Labours shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer After two years of negotiation the prime minister has failed to deliver a Brexit deal that can command the support of Parliament NegativeA group of five ministers in Theresa Mays top team are hoping to persuade her to make changes to her draft Brexit deal the BBC understands. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-462437452018-11-17
But we dont know whether its politically possible whether it could get through Parliament NeutralShe fights on http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-462291552018-11-16
Jane Foley at Rabobank said the pounds plunge was firmly tied to the perception that Mrs May will have difficulty in pushing the Brexit plan through Parliament NegativeThe pound and shares in housebuilders and banks have fallen sharply after cabinet ministers Dominic Raab and Esther McVey quit over Prime Minister Theresa Mays draft Brexit deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462190382018-11-16
The EU knows there is a very real possibility the Brexit deal could be voted down by the UK Parliament in a few weeks time. NeutralEU leaders have dismissed talk of renegotiating the draft Brexit deal and warned the UKs political situation could make a nodeal more likely. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-462284542018-11-16
After that the government faces a crunch vote in Parliament where MPs will be asked to approve the plans. NegativeThe cabinet has backed a draft withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU Theresa May has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-462159302018-11-15
Despite winning the backing of her cabinet the prime minister faces a battle to get the completed deal through Parliament. NegativeThe cabinet has backed a draft withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU Theresa May has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-462159302018-11-15
Ilford North MP Wes Streeting said in Parliament her death had left people in shock up and down the country. NegativeThe death of a pregnant woman who was killed in a crossbow attack in her own home has shocked people to the core an MP has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-462104742018-11-15
Meanwhile Mrs May faces a battle to get the completed deal through the UK Parliament despite winning the backing of her cabinet. NeutralThe EUs chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says decisive progress has been made in reaching a final agreement on the UKs departure from the bloc. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-462164152018-11-15
The European Parliaments Brexit chief Guy Verhofstadt welcomed the news saying that the agreement will provide protection of citizens rights and the avoidance of a hard Irish border. PositiveThe EUs chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says decisive progress has been made in reaching a final agreement on the UKs departure from the bloc. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-462164152018-11-15
Addressing the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday Mrs Merkel We should work on a vision of one day establishing a real European army PositiveUS President Donald Trump has gone on Twitter to mock his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron after an awkward Armistice Day visit. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461982972018-11-14
With the UK Cabinet and Parliament yet to agree to the plans we are clearly not out of the woods yet said Capital Economics economist Ruth Gregory. NegativeThe pound has surged against the dollar and the euro amid growing optimism a Brexit deal is close to being agreed http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462002972018-11-14
Several Tory MPs are unhappy at the expected shape of the deal and have warned it will not get through Parliament NegativeNegotiations over the UKs departure from the EU are now in the endgame Theresa May has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461887902018-11-13
Thats one of the reasons why the UK government is keen to get a withdrawal agreement approved by Parliament as soon as possible ideally before Christmas NegativeClearly this is a very important week for Brexit negotiations Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Monday after a meeting of EU ministers http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461861912018-11-13
But she said she believed most members of Parliament would vote for a deal rather than no deal. NegativeAny Brexit deal negotiated with the EU must not trap the UK in a customs arrangement it cannot choose to leave Andrea Leadsom has told the BBC. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461705302018-11-12
A forgotten hero has finally been remembered on Parliaments World War One memorial. NegativeA forgotten hero has finally been remembered on Parliaments World War One memorial. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461499002018-11-10
Despite memorial services for him in Burnley and at St Margarets Church in Westminster his name was never added to Parliaments memorial. NegativeA forgotten hero has finally been remembered on Parliaments World War One memorial. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461499002018-11-10
Dr Kathryn Rix from the History of Parliament Trust spotted his names absence from the memorial and said its not clear why he was forgotten. NegativeA forgotten hero has finally been remembered on Parliaments World War One memorial. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461499002018-11-10
Jean Winder became a trailblazer in January 1944 as the first woman to become a permanent Hansard reporter accurately and promptly reporting the proceedings of Parliament and its committees. NegativeThis Saturday 10 November is 2018s Equal Pay Day in the UK. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-parliaments-461398152018-11-10
She had a list of 24 members and former members of Parliament who had died but noticed only 23 on the memorial in St Stephens Porch Westminster Hall NeutralA forgotten hero has finally been remembered on Parliaments World War One memorial. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461499002018-11-10
She said all of Parliaments official documents and guidebooks will now need to be amended Its really nice to have added him now PositiveA forgotten hero has finally been remembered on Parliaments World War One memorial. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461499002018-11-10
The marble installation recognises the sacrifice of peers MPs MPs sons and senior officers of Parliament who died in service during the Great War. NegativeA forgotten hero has finally been remembered on Parliaments World War One memorial. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461499002018-11-10
And because the group currently dominates the European Parliament whoever wins this contest will have the most political clout in the race. PositiveEuropes centreright parties are gathering in Helsinki to select their candidate in the race to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as president of the European Commission in 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461139242018-11-08
Previously the Parliament interpreted that as meaning the role should go to the lead candidate or spitzenkandidat of the political group that won the most seats in the European elections PositiveEuropes centreright parties are gathering in Helsinki to select their candidate in the race to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as president of the European Commission in 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461139242018-11-08
The European Parliament has agreed that it will endorse the person who commands a majority in a vote of MEPs when they return after Mays elections PositiveEuropes centreright parties are gathering in Helsinki to select their candidate in the race to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as president of the European Commission in 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461139242018-11-08
The Lisbon Treaty says that the appointment should reflect the results of the European Parliament elections NegativeEuropes centreright parties are gathering in Helsinki to select their candidate in the race to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as president of the European Commission in 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461139242018-11-08
The two Houses in Parliament should have what lawyers refer to as exclusive cognizance over their own affairs NegativeIn the 17th century England had a problem with laws on sedition http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461123552018-11-08
They have agreed that they will not automatically appoint the Parliaments choice or necessarily someone who even stood as a spitzenkandidat in the first place NeutralEuropes centreright parties are gathering in Helsinki to select their candidate in the race to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as president of the European Commission in 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461139242018-11-08
Two men are in the the EPPs leader in the European Parliament Manfred Weber and former Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb NeutralEuropes centreright parties are gathering in Helsinki to select their candidate in the race to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as president of the European Commission in 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461139242018-11-08
It suggests the government would hope to declare they had made decisive progress and to get the deal through Parliament in less than three weeks. NeutralSenior ministers have agreed they want to reach a Brexit deal with the EU by the end of November sources say. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461030512018-11-07
The latest opinion poll ahead of May 2019 European Parliament elections suggests Mr Macrons LREM party is trailing the farright National Rally party for the first time. NegativeFrench President Emmanuel Macron has warned that Europeans cannot be protected without a true European army as he marks the centenary of the World War One Armistice. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461086332018-11-07
And in another development Mr Banks has been accused of misleading Parliament over links between Leave NegativeBusinessman Arron Banks has been challenged to explain where the money for his Brexit campaign came from. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-460892362018-11-05
She added Mr Davies was very vocal in Parliament on behalf of the betting industry. NegativeExsports minister Tracey Crouch has said MPs interested in the betting industry are behind delays to new laws on fixedodds betting machines. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-460890862018-11-05
UK MP Tom Tugendhat who chairs the Foreign Affairs Committee in Parliament said he had asked the Home Office for an urgent evaluation of the situation the Guardian reported. NegativeThe husband of a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after eight years on death row has pleaded for asylum from the UK US or Canada. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-460855772018-11-04
He has spoken out against restricting FOBTs numerous times in Parliament. NegativeAt least 16 MPs have received free sports tickets from betting companies since the 2017 general election http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-460761192018-11-03
course regular readers know that if there is no deal with the rest of the EU or the deal is voted down by Parliament almost anything could NegativeArron Banks has been a big brash figure around the edges of politics for a long time. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-460675502018-11-02
The Parliamentary group is made up of MPs representing seats in areas like Devon or Norfolk which are often largely rural and less denselypopulated than other parts. NegativePeople living in Englands rural and coastal counties are having their life chances held back by a false perception of affluence MPs say. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-460347442018-10-31
Mr McDonnell said Labour would spend to start the process of reversing spending cuts a process he said would take until the end of the next Parliament. NegativeThe government will set a new Budget if it is unable to reach a Brexit deal with the EU the chancellor has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-460090872018-10-29
Although the press were gagged MPs and peers are protected from being prosecuted over statements made in the Commons or Lords under Parliamentary privilege NegativeLord Hain says he will not be silenced after naming Sir Philip Green as the businessman who prevented the Telegraph from publishing allegations of sexual and racial harassment. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-460028002018-10-28
The Telegraph and the media at large were then entitled to report Lord Hains statement in Parliament even though the injunction had been issued by the courts NegativeLord Hain says he will not be silenced after naming Sir Philip Green as the businessman who prevented the Telegraph from publishing allegations of sexual and racial harassment. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-460028002018-10-28
Parliamentary privilege is very important but open to abuse said Mr Grieve I cant see looking at this particular matter that Peter Hain can argue that he hasnt abused it NegativeNaming Sir Philip Green as the man who prevented a newspaper publishing allegations of sexual and racial harassment was arrogant former Attorney General Dominic Grieve says. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-459894042018-10-27
Sir Philip said in a statement on Thursday night that he would not comment on anything that happened in court or was said in Parliament NegativeNaming Sir Philip Green as the man who prevented a newspaper publishing allegations of sexual and racial harassment was arrogant former Attorney General Dominic Grieve says. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-459894042018-10-27
Frank Field who chairs the Work and Pensions Committee said a mechanism was needed to allow the voices of abuse victims to be heard in Parliament. NegativeRetail billionaire Sir Philip Green has been named in Parliament as the leading businessman accused by a newspaper of sexual and racial harassment. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-459814362018-10-26
Parliamentarians and the judiciary alike were very concerned that this privilege should not be used to undermine the rule of law. NegativeRetail billionaire Sir Philip Green has been named in Parliament as the leading businessman accused by a newspaper of sexual and racial harassment. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-459814362018-10-26
Parliamentary privilege protects MPs or peers from being prosecuted over statements made in the Commons or Lords and is one of the oldest rights enshrined in British law. NegativeRetail billionaire Sir Philip Green has been named in Parliament as the leading businessman accused by a newspaper of sexual and racial harassment. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-459814362018-10-26
Retail billionaire Sir Philip Green has been named in Parliament as the leading businessman accused by a newspaper of sexual and racial harassment. NegativeRetail billionaire Sir Philip Green has been named in Parliament as the leading businessman accused by a newspaper of sexual and racial harassment. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-459814362018-10-26
After the Parliament vote was backed by 57153 the MEP responsible for the bill Ries said it was a victory for our oceans for the environment and for future generations NegativeThe European Parliament has voted for a complete ban on a range of singleuse plastics across the union in a bid to stop pollution of the oceans. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-459656052018-10-25
Although Dame Laura did not investigate individual cases she said highlyplaced figures should consider whether they could change the culture in Parliament and if not consider their position. NegativeThe Commons authorities have accepted the recommendations of a report that said bullying and harassment had been tolerated and concealed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-459651832018-10-25
The European Parliament has voted for a complete ban on a range of singleuse plastics across the union in a bid to stop pollution of the oceans. NegativeThe European Parliament has voted for a complete ban on a range of singleuse plastics across the union in a bid to stop pollution of the oceans. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-459656052018-10-25
The committee also said the corporations unwillingness to safeguard the future of BBC Parliament as a broadcast channel beyond the coming year was troubling. NegativeThe BBC has failed in its duty to give staff equal pay and opportunities and needs a more transparent pay structure a group of MPs has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-459665252018-10-25
The prime minister has been addressing all her MPs in Parliament many of whom are seeking a change of approach. NegativeTheresa May has been applauded by Tory MPs after making a heartfelt appeal for unity over Brexit and urging her critics to get behind her http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-459594562018-10-25
We are determined to allow for historic allegations to be both investigated and acted upon and for there to be independence in the sanctioning of Members of Parliament she said. NegativeThe Commons authorities have accepted the recommendations of a report that said bullying and harassment had been tolerated and concealed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-459651832018-10-25
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan who started the march was among those who addressed Parliament Square along with representatives from the main political parties NeutralAny extension to the Brexit transition period should come instead of not as well as a backstop for Northern Ireland the Brexit secretary has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-459303802018-10-21
Steve Baker has put down amendments to the Northern Ireland bill which is to be discussed in Parliament next week. NegativeAn exminister aims to put a block on the EUs backstop plan for customs arrangements in Northern Ireland should no Brexit deal be in place. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-459268282018-10-21
They were angry about the fact that most of the population could not vote that corruption was rife and that urban areas were grossly underrepresented in Parliament. NegativeIn 1819 a troop of sabrewielding cavalrymen charged into a huge workers rights protest in Manchester http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-manchester-455630052018-10-21
Parliamentary elections in the Afghan province of Kandahar have been delayed by a week after the assassination of a powerful local police chief. NegativeParliamentary elections in the Afghan province of Kandahar have been delayed by a week after the assassination of a powerful local police chief. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-459134212018-10-20
The event organised by the Peoples Vote campaign will see a march ahead of a rally in Parliament Square PositiveProtesters calling for a referendum on the final Brexit deal are gathering in London for what organisers say will be the biggest loudest and most important demonstration of its kind. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-459255422018-10-20
And he If the situation was like it is now I can safely say there would be absolutely no chance that I would try and be a member of Parliament NegativeA Tory backbencher has criticised the government and said he would not have stood as an MP if the situation was like it is now. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-459055812018-10-19
His France Unbowed party is being investigated for possible misuse of European Parliament funds. NegativeFrances leftwing leader JeanLuc was quizzed for more than five hours over fake jobs allegations. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-459008142018-10-19
Asked about the issue at Prime Ministers Questions Theresa May said there was no place for bullying harassment or sexual harassment in any workplace and this includes this Parliament NegativeThe Labour leadership has distanced itself from suggestions by some Labour MPs that Brexit is more important than dealing with bullying in the Commons. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458938762018-10-18
The president of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani suggested Mrs May was neutral on the idea of extending the transition but had shown willingness to look into the possibility. NeutralTheresa May is willing to consider extending the proposed 21month transition period after Brexit to break the current deadlock over Northern Ireland senior EU officials have said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458972532018-10-18
Their comments been criticised by other MPs for seemingly belittling the importance of making Parliament a safe place to work in NegativeThe Labour leadership has distanced itself from suggestions by some Labour MPs that Brexit is more important than dealing with bullying in the Commons. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458938762018-10-18
This is despite a damning report into the failure of the Commons authorities to deal with harassment in Parliament. NegativeThe Labour leadership has distanced itself from suggestions by some Labour MPs that Brexit is more important than dealing with bullying in the Commons. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458938762018-10-18
A senior figure has described the atmosphere within the Parliamentary senior establishment as akin to panic in the aftermath of the report. NegativeJohn Bercow has told friends he intends to stand down as Commons Speaker next summer the BBC understands http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458801342018-10-17
Although Dame Laura did not investigate individual cases she said highlyplaced figures should consider whether they could change the culture in Parliament and if not consider their position NegativeJohn Bercow has told friends he intends to stand down as Commons Speaker next summer the BBC understands http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458801342018-10-17
Explaining his decision in a speech to Parliament Mr Abiy said women were less corrupt than men and would help restore peace and stability. NegativeEthiopias Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed women to half of his governments ministerial posts including the job of defence minister. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-458810042018-10-17
He has since said he means to stay on and see Parliament through the process of Brexit which is due to conclude with the UKs exit on 29 March 2019 NegativeJohn Bercow has told friends he intends to stand down as Commons Speaker next summer the BBC understands http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458801342018-10-17
The news comes after a damning report on the failure of high level figures in Parliament to deal adequately with bullying of staff at Westminster NegativeJohn Bercow has told friends he intends to stand down as Commons Speaker next summer the BBC understands http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458801342018-10-17
Senior House of Commons staff need to make radical changes a report into bullying and sexual harassment in Parliament has said. NegativeSenior House of Commons staff need to make radical changes a report into bullying and sexual harassment in Parliament has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458627412018-10-16
A Number 10 source said the prime minister had made sure Parliament was regularly updated on the talks NegativeThe UK can still make progress in Brexit talks despite serious unresolved issues Downing Street has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458592822018-10-15
Labour MP Sarah Champion cochair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Preventing Sexual Violence said she was in favour of the initiative. NegativePolice are giving those at risk of committing child sexual exploitation crimes leaflets urging them to stop their behaviour the BBC has learned. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-458298202018-10-15
Parliament is likely to block no deal NegativeThe UK can still make progress in Brexit talks despite serious unresolved issues Downing Street has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458592822018-10-15
A spokeswoman for the Human Rights commission at the European Parliament Beatriz Becerra said his release would not lead to the international community dropping its guard over Venezuela NegativeThe Venezuelan government says it has released a political activist who has been held without trial since 2014. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-458478952018-10-14
As with all our services we continue to work to make sure we run BBC Parliament as efficiently as possible PositivePlanned cuts to programmes on BBC Parliament have been shelved. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-458108222018-10-11
BBC Parliament has a content budget of NegativePlanned cuts to programmes on BBC Parliament have been shelved. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-458108222018-10-11
He BBC Parliament has a unique importance to Parliament and the many viewers wishing to see their democratic institution at work on their behalf PositivePlanned cuts to programmes on BBC Parliament have been shelved. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-458108222018-10-11
Planned cuts to programmes on BBC Parliament have been shelved. NegativePlanned cuts to programmes on BBC Parliament have been shelved. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-458108222018-10-11
The corporation has now confirmed that highlights shows The Day and Week in Parliament will continue. PositivePlanned cuts to programmes on BBC Parliament have been shelved. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-458108222018-10-11
Fellow Tory MP Nicky Morgan said I do believe that there is every justification for the Westminster Parliament to be involved in changing the law. NegativeThe UK government must wake up and decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland Tory MPs have told the BBC. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-457190002018-10-10
In a statement to Parliament Mr Barclay said NHS Improvement concluded that HES failed to demonstrate that they were operating within their contractual limits. NegativeA firm has been stripped of NHS contracts after hundreds of tonnes of clinical waste from hospitals was allowed to pile up at its sites. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-457976762018-10-10
Later this month the Labour MP Diana Johnson will put forward a bill in Parliament which proposes removing the piece of law that makes abortion a crime in Northern Ireland NegativeThe UK government must wake up and decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland Tory MPs have told the BBC. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-457190002018-10-10
Parliamentary and municipal elections meanwhile have been postponed to October 2019 after the presidency and lawmakers cited organisational difficulties NegativeA large poster of President Paul Biya hangs like a street sign in Cameroons western city of Bafoussam. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-457479142018-10-06
That will of course have an impact on MPs who will have to make their decisions about an eventual deal in Parliament through this Autumn. NegativeOne of the things I never tire of saying here is that two things can be true at the same time. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-457020232018-10-01
But there is another pressure on Mr Macron that might be sharpening his rhetoric at the moment next years European Parliament elections. NegativeFrances political leaders have not held back on Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456769002018-09-29
In 1906 Waldorf and Nancy Astor moved in and Nancy would make history in 1919 by becoming the first woman elected to Parliament to take up her seat. NegativeThe country house where one of postwar Britains biggest political scandals began is hosting a literary festival in keeping with its history as a centre of intrigue. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-455901732018-09-29
Plenty of people whether in the Parliamentary party or in the unions or in Momentum or local party level are finding individual frustrations NegativeA few days before this Labour conference one of Jeremy Corbyns close allies suggested to me this would be the week that would demonstrate if Mr Corbyn has really transformed the Labour Party. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-456617812018-09-27
The first water refill point will be located outside the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh during October NegativeA network of hitech taps is to be installed across Scotland to encourage people to use refillable water bottles http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-456522122018-09-27
The Lib Dems said Parliament should be recalled to sort out the mess with leader Sir Vince Cable describing the Chequers plan as dead as a NegativeUK Prime Minister Theresa May has said the EU must treat the UK with more respect in Brexit negotiations. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-456031922018-09-22
But he added negotiations were not yet at an end game and said Chequers was broadly a package that could get through Parliament. NegativeCabinet minister Chris Grayling has said there will be no deal with the EU on Brexit if it does not soften its position on the Irish border. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-455964702018-09-21
The petition was the first in UK Parliamentary history. NeutralIan Paisley has retained his seat as an MP after fewer than of his constituents signed a petition that would have forced a byelection. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-455744952018-09-20
But he did not want it to become a tower of protection as it would change the face of what Parliament is about. NegativeThere were no armed officers at the entrance to parliament for almost an hour before PC Keith Palmer was stabbed an inquest has heard http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-455508132018-09-18
In his annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament he said an hour was a decisive time window. NeutralAlmost half of internet users in the UK have suffered harm online suggests research. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-455195072018-09-18
It meant Masood was able to run from his car towards the Houses of Parliament where he was confronted by PC Palmer. NeutralSecurity at the Palace of Westminster completely failed the unarmed police officer killed in the terror attack on its grounds an inquest has heard http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-455642242018-09-18
Parliament would have to decide on this it said NegativeSouth Africas highest court has legalised the use of cannabis by adults in private places. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-455599542018-09-18
Sir Vince has rejected this choice arguing that there are better alternatives and vowed to do everything he can to stop Brexit in Parliament. NegativeTheresa May should shock us all and back a referendum on the Brexit deal she strikes with Brussels Sir Vince Cable will tell his party conference. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-455534112018-09-18
Speaking to Panorama the prime minister said that if Parliament does not ratify her Chequers plan I think that the alternative to that will be having no deal. NegativeThe International Monetary Fund has warned that a nodeal Brexit on World Trade Organization terms would entail substantial costs for the UK economy http://www.bbc.com//news/business-455467852018-09-18
Speaking to the BBCs Nick Robinson Mrs May says that if Parliament does not ratify the Chequers plan I think that the alternative to that will be having no deal NegativeTheresa May has told the BBC that MPs will have a choice between her proposed deal with the EU or no deal at all. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-455436092018-09-17
Two thirds of the European Parliament backed action against Hungarys government which is accused of attacks on minorities and the rule of law. NegativeTheresa May should condemn Hungarys reactionary government Labour has said following the refusal of Tory MEPs to back a censure motion. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-455405402018-09-17
Mr Knight saw Masood break into a run to the entrance to Parliament It was as if there were no guards on the gate NegativeThe family of PC Keith Palmer have raised concerns about the lack of armed protection at the gates of Parliament during last years Westminster attack http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-455222942018-09-15
The family of PC Keith Palmer have raised concerns about the lack of armed protection at the gates of Parliament during last years Westminster attack NegativeThe family of PC Keith Palmer have raised concerns about the lack of armed protection at the gates of Parliament during last years Westminster attack http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-455222942018-09-15
Autonomous weapons systems must be banned internationally said Bodil Valero security policy spokeswoman for the EU Parliaments Group. NegativeThe European Parliament has passed a resolution calling for an international ban on socalled killer robots. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-454976172018-09-13
The European Parliament has passed a resolution calling for an international ban on socalled killer robots. NegativeThe European Parliament has passed a resolution calling for an international ban on socalled killer robots. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-454976172018-09-13
Controversial new copyright laws have been approved by members of the European Parliament. NegativeControversial new copyright laws have been approved by members of the European Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-454955502018-09-12
In his annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament JeanClaude Juncker said an hour was a decisive time window. NegativeGoogle Facebook and Twitter must remove extremist content within an hour or face hefty fines the European Commissions president has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-454955442018-09-12
It says Parliament will be able to choose to diverge from the EU rules at a later date recognising that this would have consequences. NegativeConservative MPs opposed to Theresa Mays Brexit plan have met to discuss how and when they could force her to stand down as prime minister http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-454881362018-09-12
The Agriculture Bill to be introduced in Parliament later could also see payments available for farmers to invest in new technologies and methods that boost productivity. NegativeThe UKs lucrative food export industry could be at risk in the event of a nodeal Brexit a report has warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-454920792018-09-12
The European Parliament has voted to pursue unprecedented disciplinary action against Hungary over alleged breaches of the EUs core values. NegativeThe European Parliament has voted to pursue unprecedented disciplinary action against Hungary over alleged breaches of the EUs core values. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454985142018-09-12
The case has yet to reach the European Parliament NeutralThe European Parliament has voted to pursue unprecedented disciplinary action against Hungary over alleged breaches of the EUs core values. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454985142018-09-12
Wednesdays vote is the first time the European Parliament has voted to take such action against a member state under EU rules. NegativeThe European Parliament has voted to pursue unprecedented disciplinary action against Hungary over alleged breaches of the EUs core values. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454985142018-09-12
But while he has support at home critics in the European Parliament say his policies are evidence he does not respect the values of the EU. NegativeThe European Parliament is to discuss whether to launch disciplinary proceedings against Hungary. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454770252018-09-11
Four people were killed on Westminster Bridge before PC Keith Palmer was stabbed to death outside Parliament. NegativePedestrians tried to escape the chaos of the 2017 Westminster terror attack but never stood a chance a witness has told the inquest into their deaths. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-454854042018-09-11
Speaking to the Parliamentary Labour Party Mr Corbyn said there would always be differences of opinion. NegativeJeremy Corbyn says his party must turn our fire outwards promising MPs Labour will remain a broad church. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-454789462018-09-11
The European Parliament is to discuss whether to launch disciplinary proceedings against Hungary. NegativeThe European Parliament is to discuss whether to launch disciplinary proceedings against Hungary. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454770252018-09-11
It is now up to the government to present our report to Parliament and we look forward to being able to publish our recommendations once that has happened NeutralFinal recommendations for new parliamentary boundaries that could see the number of MPs cut from 650 to 600 will be published later. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-454681422018-09-10
The Boundary Commission for England submitted its proposals to the government but they must now be presented to Parliament NegativeFinal recommendations for new parliamentary boundaries that could see the number of MPs cut from 650 to 600 will be published later. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-454681422018-09-10
We have always set out that when Parliament votes on this it needs to be a meaningful vote based on proper information he said. NegativeThe pound has gained strongly against both the dollar and the euro following reports that the UK and Germany have made progress towards a Brexit deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-454257122018-09-06
The European Parliament condemned the handling of the promotion and there were reports that Mr Juncker had threatened to quit if the newly appointed secretarygeneral was forced out. NegativeThe EU ombudsman has given a damning verdict on the way JeanClaude Junckers chief of staff was given the top post in the blocs civil service. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454072472018-09-05
Ms Sturgeon will open the new year at the Scottish Parliament with a speech detailing her programme for government. PositiveFirst Minster Nicola Sturgeon is to set out her plans for the coming year as MSPs return to Holyrood after recess. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-453957392018-09-04
Concerns were raised in Parliament for years after the disaster to ensure that positive change came out of the tragedy. NegativeThe Princess Alice sank in the River Thames on 3 September 1878 killing hundreds of ordinary Londoners returning home from a day trip to the seaside http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-448003092018-09-03
A European Parliament resolution says it is crucial to maintain a unified EU time regime. PositiveThe EU Commission is proposing to end the practice of adjusting clocks by an hour in spring and autumn after a survey found most Europeans opposed it. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-453663902018-09-01
Campaigners raised for the 29ftlong blimp which was launched in Parliament Square earlier. NegativeA giant balloon of a bikiniclad Sadiq Khan has been flown in London as part of a campaign to oust the capitals mayor. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-453816282018-09-01
Crucial votes on Labours approach to it take place in the National Executive Committee next week and then the Parliamentary Labour Party which might defuse or detonate the whole issue NegativeEvery avalanche it is said starts with a single pebble and in Westminster terms Frank Field is a pretty hefty pebble http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-453674732018-09-01
The chair of the Work and Pensions Committee is one of Parliaments lone wolves austere and relentless in a series of policy battles stretching back across the decades NegativeEvery avalanche it is said starts with a single pebble and in Westminster terms Frank Field is a pretty hefty pebble http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-453674732018-09-01
He entered Parliament in 1979 the year Margaret Thatcher won power Field was one of the few Labour MPs to count the Iron Lady as a NegativeIn a world of anonymous politicians who toe the party line Frank Field has always stood out. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-453561902018-08-31
Campaigners raised for the 29ftlong baby Khan which will fly over Parliament square on 1 September. NegativeProtesters have been given permission to fly a bikiniclad blimp of London mayor Sadiq Khan over Westminster. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-453526222018-08-30
In November in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the movement there were concerns over reports that women at all levels in the Scottish Parliament had experienced harassment. NegativeTwo people have made sexual harassment complaints against Scotlands former first minister Alex Salmond http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-452955782018-08-30
The Greater London Authority city operations team gave permission for the blimp to fly over Parliament Square between and BST. NegativeProtesters have been given permission to fly a bikiniclad blimp of London mayor Sadiq Khan over Westminster. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-453526222018-08-30
But Mr Raab told the Lords EU committee that in future it would be ministers only and not civil servants that come and be accountable to Parliamentary committees over Brexit. NegativeThe EU must back Theresa Mays Brexit plan or risk the UK leaving without a deal the most senior member of the UK PMs cabinet has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-453442032018-08-29
Helen Grant the Tory vicechairwoman for communities argues they breach the code of conduct for MPs and bring Parliament into disrepute. NegativeJeremy Corbyn has defended comments he made about British Zionists having no sense of English irony but says he is more careful with his language now. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-453015482018-08-25
Meanwhile a Conservative MP has asked the Parliamentary standards watchdog to investigate Mr Corbyns remarks. NegativeJeremy Corbyn has defended comments he made about British Zionists having no sense of English irony but says he is more careful with his language now. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-453015482018-08-25
But there are still some glimmers of life within the walls of Parliament Buildings. NegativeEarlier this week as I headed through the doors of Northern Irelands parliament buildings a security guard joked with No news for http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-politics-451693972018-08-24
Carrying out repairs to Parliament Buildings is a challenge in itself but it is going to take much more work to fix the political cracks at Stormont. NegativeEarlier this week as I headed through the doors of Northern Irelands parliament buildings a security guard joked with No news for http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-politics-451693972018-08-24
Yet Mr Morrison known as ScoMo around Parliament House has long been seen to harbour leadership ambitions and was an obvious contender once Mr Turnbulls fragile alliances began to collapse NegativeScott Morrison has emerged as Australias new prime minister after a chaotic week of political infighting and surprise twists. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-452923312018-08-24
Here inside Parliament House only one thing is clear Malcolm Turnbulls time as prime minister is coming to a chaotic end NegativeAustralian PM Malcolm Turnbull has stared down calls for his resignation amid an escalating leadership crisis that has crippled his government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-452788562018-08-23
A petition supporting Lucys Law was signed by nearly 150000 people and was debated in Parliament in May. NegativePet shops and dealers in England will be banned from selling puppies and kittens under government plans http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-452663572018-08-22
But he has said preparations for the failure to reach an agreement this autumn or Parliament rejecting any deal is the responsible course of action. NegativeThe group representing hospitals and ambulance services in England has warned of a lack of contingency planning to deal with the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the health service. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-452500702018-08-21
My involvement in the events around Hillsborough has often been misrepresented even in Parliament NegativeA former chief inspector accused of trying to blame Liverpool fans for the 1989 Hillsborough disaster has had all charges against him dropped. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-452587662018-08-21
A UK national originally from Sudan Mr Khater is charged with one count of attempting to murder persons outside Parliament and a second count of attempting to murder police officers. NegativeA man accused of attempted murder after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament has appeared in court. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-452472892018-08-20
A man accused of attempted murder after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament has appeared in court. NegativeA man accused of attempted murder after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament has appeared in court. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-452472892018-08-20
A man has been charged with attempted murder after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament. NegativeA man has been charged with attempted murder after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-452369712018-08-19
He had served continuously in Parliament since 1966 and also spent five years as Nottingham West MP before losing his seat in 1964. NegativeFormer Conservative MP Sir Peter Tapsell has died aged 88. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-452347412018-08-19
Khater a UK national originally from Sudan is charged with one count of attempting to murder persons outside Parliament and a second count of attempting to murder police officers NegativeA man has been charged with attempted murder after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-452369712018-08-19
A man has been arrested after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament Scotland Yard say. NegativeA man has been arrested after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament Scotland Yard say. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-451801202018-08-14
In a tweet Labour said he and other Parliamentarians had been honouring victims of the 1985 Israeli bombings. NegativeIsraels PM has criticised Jeremy Corbyn over his presence at a ceremony said to have honoured the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich terror attack. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-451706222018-08-14
Scotland Yard At today a car was in collision with barriers outside the Houses of Parliament NeutralA man has been arrested after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament Scotland Yard say. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-451801202018-08-14
Streets around Millbank Parliament Square and Victoria Tower Gardens have been cordoned off as armed police ambulances and firefighters attended the scene NegativeA man has been arrested after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament Scotland Yard say. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-451801202018-08-14
The Houses of Parliament are surrounded with security barriers of steel and concrete NegativeA man has been arrested after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament Scotland Yard say. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-451801202018-08-14
Ms Bardell told the BBCs Victoria Derbyshire programme that 40 families had so far given evidence to the AllParty Parliamentary Group on Deaths Abroad and Consular Services. NegativeFamilies whose loved ones die while on holiday abroad are being failed by the Foreign Office the head of a group of MPs has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-451714512018-08-13
They were among more than 100000 people who attempted the online quiz answering questions about EU cultural heritage and European Parliament elections NeutralThis summer 1900 British 18yearolds will be travelling across Europe without having to spend a penny on travel. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-449794732018-08-05
No woman whether she be working behind a bar in an office or in the Parliament deserves to be treated this way and it needs to stop NeutralAustralian senator Sarah HansonYoung has filed a lawsuit against a political opponent who made sexist slurs towards her. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-450405162018-08-02
Parliamentary and local elections are also taking place on Monday. NegativeVoters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls in the countrys first election without the involvement of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450017582018-07-30
But if there is no deal and the government actually puts that on the table it is hard to see Parliament backing that either NegativeWestminster made it to the summer just http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-449543692018-07-26
But in Parliament senior backers of Mrs May know that to get the vote through theyd have to rely on many Labour MPs either abstaining or voting with the government NegativeWestminster made it to the summer just http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-449543692018-07-26
Ms Beckett is now campaigning for better ADHD services and through her charity became involved in the setting up of the allparty Parliamentary Group for ADHD earlier this year. NegativeSome adults wait more than seven years to be diagnosed with ADHD because of huge waiting lists a charity has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-449565402018-07-26
3m was given to the Jordanian armed force between 2015 and 2017 that had previously not been declared to Parliament NeutralThe final day of Parliament before the summer recess sometimes known as taking out the trash day saw the usual flurry of government announcements before MPs head for the beach. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-449453402018-07-25
A private members bill has been introduced into Parliament by former family judge Baroness ButlerSloss seeking a review of the current law NegativeA woman who wants to divorce her husband on the grounds she is unhappy has lost her Supreme Court appeal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-449498562018-07-25
Another said Parliament had decreed that being in a wretchedly unhappy marriage was not a ground for divorce. NegativeA woman who wants to divorce her husband on the grounds she is unhappy has lost her Supreme Court appeal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-449498562018-07-25
One Lord Wilson said justices had ruled against Mrs Owens with reluctance and it was a case for Parliament. NegativeA woman who wants to divorce her husband on the grounds she is unhappy has lost her Supreme Court appeal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-449498562018-07-25
One Supreme Court judge said she reached her conclusion with no enthusiasm whatsoever but that Parliament would have to decide whether to introduce nofault divorce on demand. NegativeA woman who wants to divorce her husband on the grounds she is unhappy has lost her Supreme Court appeal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-449498562018-07-25
The final day of Parliament before the summer recess sometimes known as taking out the trash day saw the usual flurry of government announcements before MPs head for the beach. NegativeThe final day of Parliament before the summer recess sometimes known as taking out the trash day saw the usual flurry of government announcements before MPs head for the beach. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-449453402018-07-25
A legal challenge against the Scottish Parliaments Brexit bill is to begin at the Supreme Court in London. NegativeA legal challenge against the Scottish Parliaments Brexit bill is to begin at the Supreme Court in London. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-449233842018-07-24
He said the publication of the white paper will allow maximum scrutiny of the governments plans by Parliament. NegativeTheresa May is taking personal control of Brexit talks with the EU with Dominic Raab deputising for her. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-449417922018-07-24
He will be absent from Parliament for some key Brexit votes NegativeMPs have voted to suspend DUP MP Ian Paisley for 30 sitting days. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-449323122018-07-24
Local member of Parliament Nathaniel ErskineSmith confirmed that she was one of the two killed in the shooting NegativeCanadian officials have identified the suspect in Sundays deadly shooting in Toronto as Faisal Hussain 29 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-449331752018-07-24
The first test is the May 2019 European Parliament vote. NeutralPopulists and rightwingers have a grip on power in Italy Hungary and Austria and now Donald Trumps onetime adviser has designs on increasing their spread across Europe. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-449264172018-07-24
The legislation which set up the Scottish Parliament anticipated such a situation and we are simply following the legal process set out in the 1998 Scotland Act NegativeA legal challenge against the Scottish Parliaments Brexit bill is to begin at the Supreme Court in London. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-449233842018-07-24
The rises will be announced in a series of written statements to Parliament. NegativeThe government is set to announce wage increases for about one million workers in the public sector the BBC understands http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-449330092018-07-24
Jewish Labour MPs will urge the rest of the Parliamentary Labour Party to accept a more thorough definition of antiSemitism at a meeting later. NegativeJewish Labour MPs will urge the rest of the Parliamentary Labour Party to accept a more thorough definition of antiSemitism at a meeting later. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-449198752018-07-23
Khalid Ali 28 from Edmonton in north London was arrested on 27 April 2017 in Parliament Street London where he was caught carrying three knives. NegativeA plumber has been jailed for life for planning a terror attack in Westminster and making bombs for the Taliban. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-449017922018-07-20
Mr Seeuws will also have to bear in mind the views of MEPs the European Parliament will have to approve the final deal. NegativeThe nature of Brexit will ultimately be decided by the governments of the 27 remaining EU nations and the UK. But the figures who negotiate the detail of the deal will be hugely important http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-392366832018-07-19
Ogmore MP Chris Elmore is leading an AllParty Parliamentary Group on Social Media and Young Peoples Mental Health. NegativeTechniques borrowed from video games such as Fortnite could transfer to the classroom to make lessons more engaging says an education expert. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-448711242018-07-19
But prosecutors showed that Rahman had carried out extensive reconnaissance of Downing Street Parliament and nearby government buildings. NegativeA college dropout who sought revenge for his uncles death in Syria has been convicted of preparing to attack Downing Street and kill the PM. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-448728832018-07-18
Certainly such a major change in the law should be debated in Parliament and not come into force following one case involving a highprofile celebrity said Mr Murray. NeutralThe High Court ruling on Sir Cliff Richards privacy case against the BBC has prompted reaction from media police and friends of the singer http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-448701902018-07-18
Did the prime minister come into Parliament to have this as her legacy will she now face up to the reality and extend Article Neutralhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-448703942018-07-18
Her portrait will form part of the UK Parliaments Voice and Vote exhibition until 6 October when it will be transferred to nearby Portcullis House to go on public display. NegativeOne hundred years after winning a seat in the House of Commons the first woman MP is finally to grace the corridors of Westminster. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-431762322018-07-18
I want to do a suicide bomb on Parliament Rahman told the MI5 role players NegativeA college dropout who sought revenge for his uncles death in Syria has been convicted of preparing to attack Downing Street and kill the PM. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-448728832018-07-18
A statue of Margaret Thatcher designed for a square opposite the Houses of Parliament could be erected in her home town. NegativeA statue of Margaret Thatcher designed for a square opposite the Houses of Parliament could be erected in her home town. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lincolnshire-448632382018-07-17
Labour MP Wes Streeting cochair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on British Jews said the message the new code sends to Britains Jewish community was utterly contemptible NegativeLabours ruling National Executive has approved a new code of conduct on antiSemitism which has been criticised by Jewish leaders and some of its own MPs. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-448636062018-07-17
Members of Parliament are to vote on whether to start their summer recess this Thursday instead of next week. NegativeMembers of Parliament are to vote on whether to start their summer recess this Thursday instead of next week. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-448534642018-07-17
On Monday evening the Parliamentary Labour Party MPs and peers voted overwhelmingly for the full IHRA definition to be adopted NegativeLabours ruling National Executive has approved a new code of conduct on antiSemitism which has been criticised by Jewish leaders and some of its own MPs. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-448636062018-07-17
She is now telling her story to the AllParty Parliamentary Group on Sexual Violence. PositiveTwo years ago Fern Champion was raped while travelling abroad on a gap year http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-448477182018-07-17
The one exception to this rule was the Youth Parliament he added which is allowed to use the chamber for debates one day a year because its members are elected. NegativeThe Conservative MP who attempted to block a ban on upskirting is under fire again for stopping the Commons being used for a womens conference. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-448635982018-07-17
The vote taken at the Parliamentary Labour Party meeting is not binding on the party. NegativeThe chief rabbi has said Labour will be on the wrong side of the fight against racism unless it toughens up its antiSemitism code of conduct http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-448533912018-07-17
They came up with four changes or amendments to a bill going through Parliament that in very strict terms dont get rid of the Chequers deal. NegativeWow the government just avoided its second ever Commons defeat on key Brexit legislation. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-448551232018-07-17
A national demonstration is due take place at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh on Saturday. PositiveDonald Trump is expected to play golf at his resort in Ayrshire later as further protests against his visit to the UK take place. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-448295392018-07-14
Sir Mike Penning who chairs the AllParty Parliamentary Group on Medical Cannabis described it as a massive achievement. PositiveA sevenyearold girl who suffers with a rare genetic condition has been granted a license for medicinal cannabis. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-448252762018-07-14
At one demonstration in Parliament Square a giant inflatable of Mr Trump as a baby has been launched into the air NegativeTheresa May and Donald Trump are holding talks at her country retreat Chequers following his controversial comments on the http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-448155582018-07-13
The EUs chief negotiator Michel Barnier said he would analyse the details with the European Parliament and member states and was looking forward to negotiations with the UK next week. NegativeThe government has published its blueprint for UK relations with the EU with Theresa May saying it delivers on the Brexit people voted for. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-448077412018-07-13
They have outlined their concerns in a letter which has been organised by Geraint Davies chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Air Pollution. NegativeThe environment is still at risk of damage after Brexit according to a crossparty group of 74 MPs and peers. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-448147832018-07-13
And as working visits go it is on the minimal no Downing Street barbecue no cabinet visit no speech to both Houses of Parliament. NegativeUS President Donald Trump has arrived in the UK having said he is fine about any protests during his visit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-448023152018-07-12
It will force a series of votes on these issues when the customs and trade bills come before Parliament a moment which could also see rebellions by Tories NeutralA longawaited blueprint for the UKs relations with the EU will be published later with ministers vowing to deliver a practical and principled Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-447994692018-07-12
Senate Clerk Jeremiah Nyegenye who is head of the Parliamentary Service Commission that determines the responsibilities and remuneration of legislators defended the trip. NegativeKenyans have reacted furiously to news that 20 MPs have travelled to watch the World Cup at the taxpayers expense. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-448067102018-07-12
The UK says Parliament would however be able to block any new EU rules it objected to recognising that this would have consequences NegativeThe UK government is due to publish a White Paper on Thursday setting out its plans for the countrys future relationship with the EU after Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-447846652018-07-12
A Parliamentary party where the majority want her Brexit compromise to succeed NegativeWhere was the joker the great cajoler the political http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-447751922018-07-10
French parties are now preparing their campaigns for the 2019 European Parliament elections NeutralFrench farright leader Marine Le Pen says her National Rally party is being assassinated by judges who blocked http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-447648202018-07-10
The RN formerly the National Front is accused of misusing of European Parliament funds intended to pay MEPs assistants in Brussels. NegativeFrench farright leader Marine Le Pen says her National Rally party is being assassinated by judges who blocked http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-447648202018-07-10
In his resignation letter Mr Davis criticised the PMs Brexit plan agreed by the cabinet on Friday saying it would leave Parliament with at best a weak negotiating position. NegativeBrexit Secretary David Davis who has been leading UK negotiations to leave the EU has resigned from government. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-447610562018-07-09
The free movement of people was ending he said and the UK Parliament would have the final say over rules governing a huge swathe of the British economy. NegativeMichael Gove has urged Tory MPs to back a compromise Brexit plan as the best chance of a proper exit from the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-447568432018-07-08
Within 30 seconds of the vote a press release arrived in my inbox with the European Parliament succumbs to Silicon Valley pressure endangering Europes own creative industries NegativeDid European politicians succumb to pressure from Silicon Valley and its powerful lobbying machine when they voted down a measure which would have rewarded publishers and http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-447387652018-07-08
Applicants had to do an online quiz about EU cultural heritage European Parliament elections and youth NeutralA free Interrail ticket for teenagers to discover Europe may sound too good to be true and for thousands of hopefuls that has proved to be the case. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446801362018-07-04
Shadow work and pensions secretary Margaret Greenwood had said Ms McVey had appeared to mislead Parliament which was a very serious matter. NegativeWork and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey has apologised to Parliament for making inadvertently misleading statements about Universal Credit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-447095582018-07-04
Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey has apologised to Parliament for making inadvertently misleading statements about Universal Credit. NegativeWork and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey has apologised to Parliament for making inadvertently misleading statements about Universal Credit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-447095582018-07-04
A majority of the schools expect to run deficit budgets next year according to a survey from an All Party Parliamentary Group supporting nurseries. NegativeMinisters must protect funding for staterun nurseries in England or risk seeing schools close Conservative MPs have warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-446919482018-07-03
If the European Parliament and Council adopt the draft text individual governments must then act to implement the directive in their national laws. NegativeItalian Wikipedia blocked readers from its own pages on Monday in protest over the future of EU online copyright law. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446963022018-07-03
Tory MPs have been urged to accept a compromise customs plan proposed by No 10 or face having a watereddown Brexit forced on them by Parliament. NegativeTory MPs have been urged to accept a compromise customs plan proposed by No 10 or face having a watereddown Brexit forced on them by Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-446948522018-07-03
Our Parliament trails many others in the world for womens representation said Sam Smethers chief executive of the Fawcett Society. NegativePolitical parties should be required to publish details of their election candidates by gender to highlight the shameful gap in numbers between men and women campaigners are arguing http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-446812062018-07-02
Parliament approved the tax in May after President Yoweri Museveni had pushed for the changes arguing that social media encouraged gossip. NegativeUgandans have taken to Twitter to complain about the imposition of a 200 Uganda shilling http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446823452018-07-02
The Centenary Action Group which wants equal representation in Parliament said a lack of information meant it was harder to hold parties to account NegativePolitical parties should be required to publish details of their election candidates by gender to highlight the shameful gap in numbers between men and women campaigners are arguing http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-446812062018-07-02
In the meantime he still has to face annoying distractions like criticism in the European Parliament for his crackdown on human rights groups NegativeThe EU summit on Thursday and Friday will discuss a number of pressing issues including migration economics security and Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446036502018-06-28
Making his most outspoken call yet for a referendum on the final deal he will suggest that Parliament has to assert itself and pave the way for another vote NegativeThe UKs exit from the EU next March could be delayed to allow for further negotiations and the public to make the final decision Tony Blair is to say. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-446236192018-06-27
Sir Terence said the court concluded it was not as wellplaced as Parliament to determine the necessity and proportionality of a blanket ban. NegativeA terminallyill man who wants to be helped to die has lost his legal challenge at the Court of Appeal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-shropshire-446284592018-06-27
The EU Bill has been passed by Parliament. NegativeThe Bank of England says the UK has made positive progress on handling financial services risks around the UKs departure from the European Union http://www.bbc.com//news/business-446292712018-06-27
Environmental activists earlier staged a liein over Heathrow in Parliaments central lobby just metres away from MPs preparing to vote on the proposals. NegativeMPs have backed controversial plans to build a third runway at Londons Heathrow airport http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-446098982018-06-26
In the House of Commons the government was defeated once in December over giving Parliament a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal. NegativeThe governments flagship Brexit legislation has officially become law Speaker John Bercow has announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-446152452018-06-26
It was subject to fierce debate as it passed through Parliament with many attempts to change its wording. NegativeThe governments flagship Brexit legislation has officially become law Speaker John Bercow has announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-446152452018-06-26
Khalid Ali 28 was arrested on 27 April 2017 in Parliament Street where he was caught carrying three knives NegativeA British plumber has been convicted of planning a terror attack in Westminster and making bombs for the Taliban. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-446135872018-06-26
Mr Bercow told MPs the EU Withdrawal Bill had received royal assent meaning the Queen has agreed to make it into an Act of Parliament. NegativeThe governments flagship Brexit legislation has officially become law Speaker John Bercow has announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-446152452018-06-26
And some of those who signed up to support him stayed on becoming full members and as it turned out a bulwark against a sceptical even hostile Parliamentary Labour Party. NegativeThings can change and they will http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445614072018-06-25
But even if the makeup of the Parliamentary Labour Party doesnt change dramatically in the short term its power is set to diminish further. NegativeThings can change and they will http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445614072018-06-25
But it proved convenient for Jeremy Corbyn as it was within yards of a prorefugee demonstration in Parliament Square which he addressed soon afterwards. NegativeThings can change and they will http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445614072018-06-25
Chronic fatigue syndrome or ME is incorrectly treated lacks sufficient funding and is poorly understood by many in the medical profession according to an MP who has been campaigning in Parliament to change attitudes. NeutralChronic fatigue syndrome or ME is incorrectly treated lacks sufficient funding and is poorly understood by many in the medical profession according to an MP who has been campaigning in Parliament to change attitudes. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-445688472018-06-25
For local government and then for Parliament because you select a proportion of candidates every time that will flow through. NeutralThings can change and they will http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445614072018-06-25
He Successive governments have wrestled with the issue of Heathrow expansion but never before has Parliament held a vote on this project. NegativeMPs will decide whether to build a third runway at Heathrow airport later in a vote likely to expose splits in both Labour and Tory ranks. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445944392018-06-25
Mondays launch event will take place at the Houses of Parliament before the Conservative Folkestone and Hythe MP tables the bill. NegativeExWales rugby captain Gareth Thomas will bid for indecent and homophobic chanting at football to be illegal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-politics-445772132018-06-25
Parliament has been weakened and the post of prime minister abolished as measures approved in a controversial referendum last year take effect. NegativeTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is taking on extensive new executive powers following his outright election victory in Sundays poll. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446013832018-06-25
Swathes of the Parliamentary Labour Party while cowed remain sceptical of Corbyns leadership NegativeThings can change and they will http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445614072018-06-25
The Parliamentary Labour Party decided they had no confidence in their leader NegativeThings can change and they will http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445614072018-06-25
But as the proEU protest reached its rally point in Parliament Square another was heading in the same direction NegativeThousands of protesters were in London on Saturday calling for a vote on any final deal seeing the UK leave the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-445894642018-06-23
EU flags slowly filled Pall Mall all morning and with chants of peoples vote echoing alongside drum beats and whistles the protesters made their way towards Parliament. NegativeTens of thousands of people have marched in central London to demand a final vote on any UK exit deal on the second anniversary of the Brexit vote. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445866382018-06-23
The government is giving Parliament a vote on the final deal if one is reached in the autumn but it remains unclear what will happen if they reject it NegativeSenior Cabinet ministers have insisted the UK is prepared to walk away from Brexit talks without a deal on the second anniversary of the referendum. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445759292018-06-23
It is the first time this has happened since the Scottish Parliament was created in 1999. NeutralNicola Sturgeon is to meet senior UK government politicians for the first time since accusing them of ripping up the devolution settlement. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-445650702018-06-22
Parliamentary elections also take place on Sunday which could result in a power shift and a new parliament that could support or oppose the newly empowered president. NegativeOn Sunday Turkey will choose its president and parliament in a vote that will decide the future of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445620112018-06-22
Ministers approved a draft national airports policy statement in October but Parliament has to give its approval for detailed planning to begin NegativeJunior trade minister Greg Hands has resigned from the government to oppose expansion of Heathrow Airport. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445611702018-06-21
Parliament passed a law legalising recreational marijuana on Tuesday but it still needs to be implemented NegativeCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that recreational use of cannabis will be legalised on 17 October later than initially expected. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-445546502018-06-21
The government is expected to present a statement of intent and draft immigration rules to Parliament later and the scheme will open in a phased way from later this year. NeutralThe home secretary has accused the EU of failing to match the UKs progress on plans for expats after Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445532252018-06-21
Theresa May has welcomed the passing of the Brexit bill through Parliament as a crucial step in delivering a smooth and orderly Brexit. NegativeTheresa May has welcomed the passing of the Brexit bill through Parliament as a crucial step in delivering a smooth and orderly Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445567642018-06-21
This is no way to run a Parliament in a modern democracy Jo Swinson tweeted afterwards. NegativeThere have been calls for a reform of archaic Commons rules after a sick Labour MP had to enter the lobbies in a wheelchair to cast her vote. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445613992018-06-21
This is not good enough and I hope both the European Parliament and commission will exert more pressure for t